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[TowerTalk] Triex crankup limit switches?

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Triex crankup limit switches?
From: (Joe Giacobello)
Date: Mon Jun 2 09:32:45 2003
Mark, I also have an LM-470.  My guess is that the limit switches are a 
standard industrial item, but the actuator arms may be specially 
designed for use on the tower.  Unless you want to go on a major search, 
you're probably better off buying them from Karl.

The tiltover fixture can be used for erecting the tower, but it's most 
important use is for tilting the tower after the antenna is installed in 
order to allow easy access and maintenance to the antenna.  I couldn't 
live without it.

73, Joe wrote:

>Im doing work on a LM470 Triex and need the limit switches. Is it best to 
>just order them from Karl or can I make them for it? What about the motor 
>controls and such?  Can anyone recommend the tiltover fixture or once its up 
>you dont 
>have to worry about it? BTW Im putting an alpha spid rotor in mine so I will 
>let the group know how that works out(tight fit). Its very windy at my new 
>qth. 73
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