[amsat-bb] Re: Cleaning oxidation from antenna

Joe nss at mwt.net
Thu Jul 9 11:02:22 PDT 2009


The scotchbrite with some sort of a liquid like mineral oil really helps 
cut it fast and at the same time remove the oxidation away so it doesn't 
clog the scotchbrite.


Jim Jerzycke wrote:

>ScotchBrite pads also work very well, and don't leave lots of little conductive strands floating around.
>Jim  KQ6EA
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>--- On Thu, 7/9/09, Clint Bradford <clintbrad4d at earthlink.net> wrote:
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>From: Clint Bradford <clintbrad4d at earthlink.net>
>Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Cleaning oxidation from antenna
>To: amsat-bb at amsat.org, amsat-bb at amsat.org
>Date: Thursday, July 9, 2009, 9:42 AM
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>>>... Nothing seems to be pitted or deteriorated, just "ugly". 
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>Fine steel wool. Then spray Marine Spar Varnish on it (after connecting cable and properly sealing that connection).
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>Clint Bradford
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