Having replaced the starting capacitor with another one from a second hand
hygain control box (for the CD-45-II) I still cant turn the rotor.
I may suspect it is so corroded that it is stuck as the strange hum i get when
trowing the brake release and trying to turn sound like it is struggling. The
hum nose is like from a loaded transformer.
I guess there is no way around parting the rotator even though it requires some
73 - Henrik
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Fra: Bob Nielsen <email@example.com>
Sendt: 31. august 2001 06:46
Emne: Re: [TowerTalk] T2X Overhaul
> On Thu, Aug 30, 2001 at 07:48:33PM +0200, Henrik Weiss wrote:
> > In the process of taking my old rotator apart for maintenance I have
> > two problems.
> > 1. VERY hard to even unscrew the bolts that connects the upper and
> > lower part of the casting (6 bolts on the circumference) - it seems
> > by the look of it that they are embedded in some black hardened mould
> > that also fills the holes ??? How do I get the parts apart ?
> > 2. I put the rotator controlbox on it and the brakes releases and
> > throws perfectly but it cant rotate as it creates a kind of strange
> > "hum" as if it is stuck. I seem to remember this has been a classic
> > problem of the T2X - What is it ?
> I suspect that the starting capacitor needs replacing (a fairly common
> Bob, N7XY
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