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I've a couple of ATU's which are getting a little 'squeaky' when turning the inductors.
I've done a bit of research and there's several suggestions as to the type of grease/lubricants to use.

If anyone has came across this, what have you used?


Mon Aug 09, 2021 10:18 am
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Silicone grease..

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Its not cheap.
Conductive grease......As used on Palstar tuners, search for MG-Chemicals-Carbon-Conductive-Grease


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Many thanks both.

Cheers Bill, just the exact info i needed.


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Thanks for these posts.

My Palstar AT1500CV ATU is also in need of some TLC;

Meter bulb need replacing and a squeaky rollercoaster.

Bulb is no problem and now I know what to use for the other issue.

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Hi John,
I wrote to Palstar and they posted 2 small packets of grease.
Once applied it resolved the issue immediately.


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Hi John,
I wrote to Palstar and they posted 2 small packets of grease.
Once applied it resolved the issue immediately.


That's good to hear Shaun, thanks.

Might drop them a line.

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