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Re: [TowerTalk] strange rotor problem

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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] strange rotor problem
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Date: Sat, 1 Apr 2006 18:08:22 -0600
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Bill H. said:
"...........Same rotor control box, same cable to the milspec connectors on the 
They both indicate the same.
It's just the Tailtwister that has started weakening..

Any suggestions before I open it up?

I've done normal cleanup and bearing lube before."

Bill.  Normal cleanup and bearing lube of what??? Tower bearing?? or 
Sounds like binding inside the rotor; OR the ball bearings and races need 
cleaning and re-greasing in the rotor.  They tend to get gummed up after time. 
Years ago I got some LOW temp grease from Hy-Gain, looks almost like petrolum 
jelly, yellow in color.  Don't know if you can still get it.

While you've got it apart, may as well check/replace the directional pot.

Just my $.02 worth (experience)

Good luck
K9WN  Jake

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