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Subject: [TowerTalk] HyGain Beta rod
From: (Doug Renwick)
Date: Mon, 24 Sep 2001 21:41:03 -0600
Take the severed end and with a hammer flatten it in a similar fashion to the
original.  Drill an appropriate sized hole and attach.  The difference in length
will be almost insignificant to the match.

Tom Martin wrote:

> My tower project is coming along and should be completed before the snow
> flies which actually could be tomorrow here in the U.P..  In getting the
> 5 element 20 ready, I noticed that one of the Beta rods was broken an
> inch from the terminal that attaches to the boom. I had my welder try to
> fix it but the aluminum keeps exploding and he can't get a good weld.
> If it had broken somewhere down the length of the rod, it would be easy
> to repair.  Any ideas out there short of ordering a new one from MFJ?  I
> am coming to the end of my budget which has gone way past the 10%
> overage figure!
> 73, Tom W8JWN

Doug Renwick VA5DX
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