On 11 Apr 97, K4OJ@aol.com <K4OJ@aol.com> wrote:
> Did you know that the very popular ham series of rotors is set up for a 2" OD
> mast? Think about it - you are moving one side of that clamp only....and this
> means that if you are committing the towertalkian sin of using 1 1/2" water
> pipe which has an OD less than 2" you are turning that mast in an oblong
> orbit! After 25 years of doing this that hit me recently. Oooooooooops -
Close, but no cigar.
The Hygain rotors (T2X, HAM-X) are designed for a 2 1/16 inch O.D.
mast. Anything smaller should be shimmed for on-center rotation.
P.S. No, I'm not using shims on my 2 inch O.D. mast
Barry Kutner, W2UP Internet: firstname.lastname@example.org
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