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Locktite on a CB Antenna

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by wareagle5693, Dec 5, 2009.

  1. Dec 5, 2009 at 8:58 PM
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    wareagle5693

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    I have my CB Antenna mounted through my bed. And when I took the truck off-road last Tuesday, the antenna came lose several times, every time we stopped I had to get out and re-tighten the antenna, so well using locktite make my antenna useless or would it be ok to do?
     
  2. Dec 8, 2009 at 3:36 PM
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    DDD

    DDD Shine bright like a hymen

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    I have never needed to use it. As long as you tighten the antenna, tight enough (with a wrench) it should be fine.

    That being said, Locktite will not hurt anything.
     
  3. Dec 8, 2009 at 3:40 PM
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    Afwrestler1986

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    Does it not have a lock washer?
     
  4. Dec 8, 2009 at 4:24 PM
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    It does, I just have never tightened it beyond hand tight.
     
  5. Dec 8, 2009 at 4:34 PM
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    Then there is your problem. Tighten it up better. With a wrench.
     
  6. Dec 10, 2009 at 3:25 PM
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    You wonder why it comes loose when you don't tighten it? :der:
     
  7. Dec 10, 2009 at 3:28 PM
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    Thanks bud, I know but I don't have a wrench to tighten it with..
     
  8. Dec 10, 2009 at 4:01 PM
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    Pliers?
     
  9. Dec 10, 2009 at 4:08 PM
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    I guess I should rephrase that, I didn't have any when I was there, and haven't gotten around to it since i got home..
     
  10. Dec 10, 2009 at 4:10 PM
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    Roger that.
     
  11. Dec 10, 2009 at 4:15 PM
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    or u could use a speed socket :D
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