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[TowerTalk] HD73...

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Subject: [TowerTalk] HD73...
From: (Stan Griffiths)
Date: Sat, 17 May 1997 18:25:59 -0700 (PDT)
>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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