[AMRadio] Need suggestions on cleaning roller inductors.


Bob Bruhns bbruhns at erols.com
Thu Jun 17 03:09:01 EDT 2004


People have had good results putting big items such as rotary inducrtors and
bread-slicer capacitors into a dishwasher, and using regular dishwasher
detergent.  But don't do this with iron stuff like DC-power inductors and
power transformers!!!  Or tubes, either... the thrashing can be violent and
might break the filaments, if not the glass.  Clean tubes gently by hand
with very mild soap or something.

  Bacon, WA3WDR


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mark Foltarz" <Foltarz at rocketmail.com>
To: <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Thursday, June 17, 2004 1:27 AM
Subject: [AMRadio] Need suggestions on cleaning roller inductors.


> Trying like heck to get this TBW ready for field day weekend.
>
> I seriously doubt this transmitter has seen power in at least 40 years.
>
> It has two roller inductors that are plenty funky with oxidation.
>
> Any suggestions on cleaning them?
>
> tnx
>
> de KA4JVY
>
> Mark
>
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