On 1 Jul 97, Bob Wruble <email@example.com> wrote:
> pin or not to is the question........i mostly do not as i wud rather
> re orient the beam time or tw9 a year than tear up a rotator....
> blew the gears outa
> a coupla of hdr 300's a few years ago.....before they beefed up
> the gears!! for small arrays like a tri-bander i wud pin...
FWIW, I have a TH7 and 40-2CD pinned in a T2X for 7 years now. No
problems, so far. Did have the 40 rotate about 5 degrees in a 70-80
mph gust a few years ago...
The only negative I can foresee is re-aligning the hole in the rotor
plate and hole in the mast if and when I need to swap rotors, etc.
Barry Kutner, W2UP Internet: firstname.lastname@example.org
Newtown, PA Frankford Radio Club
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