[TowerTalk] Getting old tubing apart
wa2bpe at infoblvd.net
Fri Mar 12 11:50:26 EST 2004
AutoZone has it.
Tom - WA2BPE
"Tower (K8RI)" wrote:
> Never herd of it. Where do you find it as I sure can give it a good test.
> Roger Halstead (K8RI, EN73 & ARRL Life Member)
> N833R, World's Oldest Debonair (S# CD-2)
> > On my 35 year old sailboat which has spent its entire life
> > in saltwater I've had to take a lot of very stuck stuff
> > apart. WD-40 works pretty well but after a few failures I
> > tried "PB-Blast" (a USA product) and found that it did the
> > trick when WD-40 didn't. "PB-Blast" is now my "magic fluid
> > of choice". It just seems to penetrate further and faster.
> > As always your mileage may vary (YMMV) but for saltwater
> > exposed aluminum parts it seems to have the edge. I suspect
> > saltwater and aluminum is pretty much the worst case yet
> > "PB-Blast" seems to do the job. Usual disclaimers... no
> > financial interest, just a happy customer etc., etc.
> > 73
> > Patrick
> > WA7VNI
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: towertalk-bounces at contesting.com
> > [mailto:towertalk-bounces at contesting.com] On Behalf Of Tower
> > (K8RI)
> > Sent: Thursday, March 11, 2004 15:06 PM
> > To: Marlon Schafer (509-982-2181); towertalk at contesting.com
> > Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Getting old tubing apart
> > WD-40 does the same thing.
> > Give all the joints a good healthy does a day ahead of time
> > and they should come right apart.
> > WE did that in small engine shop with seized engines. Take
> > out the spark plug, give it a couple shots and come back
> > tomorrow.
> > It's like magic.
> > Roger Halstead (K8RI, EN73 & ARRL Life Member) N833R,
> > World's Oldest Debonair (S# CD-2) www.rogerhalstead.com
> > > My DeSoto had a frozen engine when I got it. I put some
> > Marvel
> > > Mystery
> > Oil
> > > in each hole and let it sit for half a day. Broke it
> > loose by hand
> > > after that. Amazing stuff.
> > >
> > > Marlon
> > > (509) 982-2181 Equipment
> > sales
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> > services
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> > > www.odessaoffice.com/marlon/cam
> > >
> > >
> > Snip...
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