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    Default Re: How to keep pipe thread from rusting

    Quote Originally Posted by jnealand View Post
    I have sprayed mine with Rustoleum and before I assemble it I put some vaseline on the threads of both pieces. Works great for me. I have a JUMP pole I built many years ago and I cannot get that unscrewed from the base even after soaking it in wd40 for days (both inside and outside and banging on a pipe wrench with a sledge hammer so you will do well to take it apart every year. I never took the bottom pipe from my base until I wanted to uprade that pole to an ASAP last year. I learned my lesson the hard way. LOL Fortunately the JUMP still works fine.
    Use a torch to heat it up and a lubricant , it will come apart real quick !

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    Default Re: How to keep pipe thread from rusting

    Quote Originally Posted by jnealand View Post
    I have sprayed mine with Rustoleum and before I assemble it I put some vaseline on the threads of both pieces. Works great for me. I have a JUMP pole I built many years ago and I cannot get that unscrewed from the base even after soaking it in wd40 for days (both inside and outside and banging on a pipe wrench with a sledge hammer so you will do well to take it apart every year. I never took the bottom pipe from my base until I wanted to uprade that pole to an ASAP last year. I learned my lesson the hard way. LOL Fortunately the JUMP still works fine.
    I use Kroil to loosen up stuck parts. I have used it on threads that are rusted for many years and the stuff never fails to free up even the most frozen parts within a few hours! WD is kids stuff in comparison to Kroil

    Although it never hurts to have a torch handy and some 2 foot pipe wrenches for those extra tough jobs.

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    Default Re: How to keep pipe thread from rusting

    For the OP's original question > premium thread protection before during and after !

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    Default Re: How to keep pipe thread from rusting

    Curious, is anyone using anything on the winch or other external parts for ASAP pole to protect them from rusting?
    Randy McMasters
    Graham, NC

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