>Man I hate it when this happens...I KNOW I remember chat about stuck brakes in
>rotators not too long ago. Then I was not interested, now I am! I just
>recently purchased a small tower, beam, rotator, etc. The rotor lightly buzzes
>when activated, but does not turn. No noticable movement at the gears at all.
>It's an HD73 and has been idle at the top of a tower for at least a year. The
>cable to the rotator is good. The motor capacitor is good (in the control box).
>Any pointers to the old notes? Any insight?
The last HD73 I took apart had the gear housing inside badly cracked and
broken. Got a whole new gear mechanism from Alliance. Don't know if you
can do that anymore or not. The antenna on it was a TH6DXX but I guess it
was too much for it.
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