Jay & TTers,
I've been wondering what folks have done (if anything) in
terms of mounting second beams on common self-supporting
towers, such as the Trylon Titan. I'd assume that the problem
with a TIC on a tower like this is they wouldn't fit (Titans
don't have uniform leg spacing as found on Rohn (2/4/6)5.
The physics involved (additional loading, etc.) are another
Has anyone considered a second, rotatable yagi on a Trylon?
Note: I don't have a Trylon but am planning to grow some
aluminum when the ground thaws.
> Tom and TTers,
> The Array Solutions Side mount reviewed in QST is one of those that can
> turn a large beam.
> I know it will turn a C31XR "Stretch", and other large tri-banders. But
> we need to have 44 inches of clearance for 25G and 56.5 for 45G towers.
> That is why I suggest the stretch version. One thing that is important
> to us was including wide saddles with the U-bolts to make sure the load
> was not going to crush a tower leg by an over-zealous tightening of the
> It will not have any problems turning the weight of a C31XR, indeed it
> includes a Delrin bearing block to make this a smooth operation.
> The issue is the breaking force of the rotor to handle the load in the
> wind. I would not use a small rotor.
> We do warrant our products to work, and I will give a full refund if the
> side mount doesn't turn your beam safely.
> Jay, WX0B
FAQ on WWW: http://www.contesting.com/FAQ/towertalk
Administrative requests: towertalk-REQUEST@contesting.com