[amsat-bb] Re: Arrow antenna will not unscrew, help
stanw1le at verizon.net
Wed Jun 2 08:36:14 PDT 2010
The trick is to fill the male threads with a tenacious wheel bearing
grease, PRIOR to assembly.
Stan, W1LE Cape Cod
On 6/2/2010 11:03 AM, Bill Dzurilla wrote:
> We are leaving today for Europe and of course I waited until the last minute to take down my Arrow antenna, which has been mounted outside for about a year. But, when I attempted to unscrew the elements, they would not budge, even after receiving a big dose of WD-40. And the elements are not that solid so it's not possible to use a great deal of force.
> Is there some trick to unscrewing these things?
> 73, Bill NZ5N (soon to be OM9ACA, look for me on AO-7)
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