[TowerTalk] adjustment Nut
jimlux at earthlink.net
Wed Apr 4 16:34:53 EDT 2018
On 4/4/18 10:53 AM, john at kk9a.com wrote:
> A box wrench or socket for a 3 1/2" nut is not going to be cheap, Grainger
> wants over $4000 goo.gl/sgFLVe
This is a case where something like a big pipe wrench or strap wrench
might work well. If using a pipe wrench, I'd pad the jaws so the teeth
don't cut up the bolt. Some scrap steel would work.
For that matter, I wonder if you could get square box tubing that would
fit over the nut.
> John KK9A
> Wilson Lamb (no callsign) wrote
> Soak heavily in magic juice.
> Maybe wrap in a rag to maintain concentration of juice.
> Get cheap box end or socket wrench.
> Make torque pulses with hammer or impact wrench.
> It seems like there would be an electrolytic way to do this, but I don't
> know it.
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