In a message dated 2/27/2006 6:21:35 A.M. Pacific Standard Time,
>> It appears that the m2or2800 clamp is a massive but poor >design. Have
> you modified yours?
> What suggestions do you have. I have two of those >rotators so any
> suggestion other than
> be prepared to re-clamp them will be greatly appreciated.
> I had a rotor here that had a slipping problem so I drilled through the
and clamp and that held it. Only problem came when we had a really bad
windstorm, instead of slipping, it took the gears out in the rotor.
This sounds like a typical Hy-Gain rotator failure. Is that right?
With the current worm-gear drive rotators (e.g. Orion, BigBoy, AlfaSpid), they
won't suffer the same fate. That's why I'm really reluctant to pin Hy-Gain
and Yaesu rotators but don't have a problem with the worm-gear types.
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