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by KAP
Thu Jul 19, 2018 12:26 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net – July 19, 2018 –Ham Radio for newbies
Replies: 11
Views: 130

Re: OAUSA Net – July 19, 2018 –Ham Radio for newbies

Dave Tom and Hector,
Please check me in.
Kevin
KK6DGL
by KAP
Wed Jul 11, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - JUly 12, 2018 - Trail and Home Repair Products - Adhesives, Thread Lockers, and More
Replies: 18
Views: 199

Re: OAUSA Net - JUly 12, 2018 - Trail and Home Repair Products - Adhesives, Thread Lockers, and More

Gasket makers and Sealants: 1. RTV silicones are particularly suited to sealing gaps up to 1/4". RTV( room temperature vulcanization) cures at room temperature with the aid of moisture in the air. 2. All manufacturers make multiple formulas, colors. Color is not a good indicator of type. 3. Acetoxy ...
by KAP
Wed Jul 11, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - JUly 12, 2018 - Trail and Home Repair Products - Adhesives, Thread Lockers, and More
Replies: 18
Views: 199

Re: OAUSA Net - JUly 12, 2018 - Trail and Home Repair Products - Adhesives, Thread Lockers, and More

Key points of fasteners and threadlockers 1. A standard threaded assembly has about 15% metal to metal contact between the threads. By filling the void with a hard plastic, you increase the friction to prevent vibrational loosening with the added benefit of sealing the threads. 2. No traditional loc...
by KAP
Wed Jul 11, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - JUly 12, 2018 - Trail and Home Repair Products - Adhesives, Thread Lockers, and More
Replies: 18
Views: 199

Re: OAUSA Net - JUly 12, 2018 - Trail and Home Repair Products - Adhesives, Thread Lockers, and More

Reactive Tapes Silicone Tape is a reactive type tape and only sticks to itself. Silicone Tape.JPG Silicone tapes can be used on their own to build up a surface, to seal a leaking pipe or tube in low pressure applications. They can also be used to secure a glue joint while it is curing. Infused Silic...
by KAP
Wed Jul 11, 2018 2:27 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - JUly 12, 2018 - Trail and Home Repair Products - Adhesives, Thread Lockers, and More
Replies: 18
Views: 199

Re: OAUSA Net - JUly 12, 2018 - Trail and Home Repair Products - Adhesives, Thread Lockers, and More

Epoxy glues: 1. Usually two part. 2. Must mix in the correct ratio. Must mix thoroughly. Reaction is exothermic and produces heat which cures product. 3. Epoxies prefer a thicker bond line. Don't squeeze parts too tight. 4. Tends to be rigid although tougher, flexible versions are available. 5. Bond...
by KAP
Wed Jul 11, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - JUly 12, 2018 - Trail and Home Repair Products - Adhesives, Thread Lockers, and More
Replies: 18
Views: 199

Re: OAUSA Net - JUly 12, 2018 - Trail and Home Repair Products - Adhesives, Thread Lockers, and More

Cyanoacrylates( super glues) 1. Almost instant cure on most surfaces. 2. Super glues will not bond glass. 3. Uses latent moisture on parts to neutralize the acid stabilizer glue. 4. Cleaned parts must be allowed to regain humidity in the air for best bond. The easiest way to do this is to breathe on...
by KAP
Wed Jul 11, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - JUly 12, 2018 - Trail and Home Repair Products - Adhesives, Thread Lockers, and More
Replies: 18
Views: 199

Re: OAUSA Net - JUly 12, 2018 - Trail and Home Repair Products - Adhesives, Thread Lockers, and More

Solvent Based Adhesives: 1. Ideal for flexible substrates. Neoprene or fabric seat covers, rubber bumpers and safety stops on vehicles, tents and ground sheets, air mattresses, fishing waders, pop up tents can all be repaired with great success. 2. Work well on shoe soles. May need to be clamped or ...
by KAP
Wed Jul 11, 2018 12:50 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - JUly 12, 2018 - Trail and Home Repair Products - Adhesives, Thread Lockers, and More
Replies: 18
Views: 199

Re: OAUSA Net - JUly 12, 2018 - Trail and Home Repair Products - Adhesives, Thread Lockers, and More

Topics covered will include: Safety gear and surface preparation items you should have on hand. Solvent based adhesives Cyanoacrylates(super glues) Epoxy glues and putties Reactive repair tapes Threadlockers vs traditional locking devices Liquid gaskets and sealants Safety should be the number one c...
by KAP
Wed Jul 11, 2018 12:39 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - JUly 12, 2018 - Trail and Home Repair Products - Adhesives, Thread Lockers, and More
Replies: 18
Views: 199

Re: OAUSA Net - JUly 12, 2018 - Trail and Home Repair Products - Adhesives, Thread Lockers, and More

Tonight's Net will focus on what I consider to be the most useful adhesives, sealants and repair materials to have on hand when making repairs, either in the field, on the trail or while preparing for your next adventure. Just like so much else that we do, you will want this to be your own custom ki...
by KAP
Thu Jun 28, 2018 6:56 am
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - June 28, 2018 - Field Day / Summer Fest Wrap-up
Replies: 29
Views: 373

Re: OAUSA Net - June 28, 2018 - Field Day / Summer Fest Wrap-up

As a follow up to Tom’s post on the practical use of a lever, I would like to offer this picture of the result.
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That is one taught cot!
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