I'm with Doug. Rotor change out is so much easier this way.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Doug Renwick" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Monday, October 25, 2004 4:00 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Re: Thrust Bearing Usage
> My experience differs...properly sized thrust bearing side screws ARE used
> to support the weight of the mast and antennas at my QTH. I have not had
> any adverse reactions from using this method and it certainly simplifies
> the process when having to change out a rotor. Care must be taken when
> using the words "never" and "always".
> email@example.com wrote:
> So both are sharing the loads. Also, the thrust bearing side screws
> used to center the mast in the bearing; they are never used to hold the
> of the assembly. To change out the rotator I'll either use a
> of the tower and jack up the mast or use a scissors jack on the top
> jack up against the antenna boom to mast plate. Gd luck, Phil KB9CRY
> Doug Renwick VA5DX
> PO Box 50, Clavet, Saskatchewan, Canada S0K 0Y0
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> What profit it a ham if he gains all the awards yet forfeits his soul?
> I'll run the race and I will never be the same again.
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