On Wed, 1 Sep 1999 14:57:25 -0500 "Iowaguy" <email@example.com> writes:
> While the proposed load may not exceed the effective moment ratings,
> it seems like I remember a specific disclaimer that the T2X is not
> supposed to handle anything larger than a 24' boom.
Such simplistic statements and "specifications" are meaningless.
There is a HUGE difference in torque between a full size 2L40 or 3L20
and 6 to 8 element 6M beam, all on a 24 ft boom. Few manufacturers,
if any, have made a definitive determination of their rotor capabilities.
So far, anecdotal experience (trial and error!) seems to be our best
FWIW, the practice of using weight times boom length is also a pretty
de Tom N4KG
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