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[TowerTalk] Tailtwister Start Problems at Low Temps

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Tailtwister Start Problems at Low Temps
From: (Hank Kahrs)
Date: Thu, 25 Dec 1997 14:08:14 -0600
>I just got a DCU-1 (the automatic control head) for my HyGain rotors (I
>can plug them interchangeably).  What my control head does every time, is
>start the rotor in the opposite direction you have commanded, turn in that
>opposite direction for a second or two, and then revers and move toward
>the desired direction and then, of course, stops on your desired heading.  
>I think that reversing feature is a waste here in Fla., but should be the
>answer to your "rock the rotor" problem in the wintery climes.
>What say? 

Charlie...I would recommend leaving it alone.  I also live in northern
Florida (about 6 hr drive to the west)and have to perform the "rotor rock"
more than occasionally.

Happy Holidays

>But, then, I ask as some one else did here months ago:
>If a washing machine can be built for $400. and last ten years, why not a
>rotor???  de K4VUD

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