I started out with the Yaesu G-2800SDX, pinned the mast and still no
trouble. I have used the M2 4 el 20m w/45' boom. Very heavy at that time. I
now use the CC X9. I wouldn't run the speed control at maximum however. IMHO
a lesser rotor would be shelled out if pinned with a huge antenna.
73, Tom W0HH
----- Original Message -----
From: "Lew" <email@example.com>
Sent: Thursday, August 28, 2003 11:55 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] 8 pin rotor quick disconnects
> Frank Mayer wrote:
> > Pin the mast and forget it..I have never had a mast failure after
> > pinning
> > it.. I had a Pr0-67C up for 5 years and now I use a Force 12 C-36XR (13
> > elements 40-10 on a 36 foot boom) with a Yaesu G-1000 DXA.
> My mast didn't fail when I pinned it through the Yaesu G-1000DXA,
> but the rotator sure did. Sounded like shaking a box of Cherrios after I
> got it out from under a DXE log-periodic. I shaved a M*M RC2800 to fit
> into a US Tower 572 and then put serious tight (tm) on the mast/rotator
> clamp. Works fine now except for some branches from a local fir tree
> that is begging for a Stihl solution.
> 73 and I remain,
> Lew W7EW/W7AT
> See: http://www.mscomputer.com for "Self Supporting Towers", "Wireless
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> any questions and ask for Sherman, W2FLA.
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