To the best of my knowledge the limit switch bypassing works only of the
HDR-300, NOT the T2X.
Some hams are able to release a stuck T2X brake by momentarily reversing
direction. I cured mine by dressing down the wedge slightly with a file and
then suspending the rotator from the mast. The weight of the stacked
monobanders, rotator and the mast is carried by a thrust bearing. It's been
two years since the last time it stuck.
de Paul, W8AEF
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From: "Henrik Weiss" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Saturday, January 11, 2003 7:59 AM
Subject: [Towertalk] Tailtwister stuck
> Having read of some peoples problem with the T2X rotor getting stuck and
> how to bypass the limit swithes by shortcircuiting terminals 4&6 or 5&8
> I was trying to do the same here. This just couldnt be done as I have
> moved the starting capacitor (terminal 4 & 8) to the top of the tower
> for better performance.
> I guess there is no way around this but to climb the tower (in freezing
> conditions) and connect a small 2 wire cable to the shack for future
> problems.... or to wait for wind gusts to push the antenna ???
> Best regards
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