----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve Litwins" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Sunday, September 03, 2006 2:48 PM
Subject: more on Ham4 into 25g
> There have been several well thought out possible solutions to my question
> of how to mount a Ham 4 rotor into the middle of a 25g section (half way
> up at abt 4.5 feet). I am beginning to wonder if in fact I really have a
> T2X (or a modified Ham 4) instead of the Ham 4. Never had a T2X so I
> cannot readily tell the difference. But I do know this: There is no way
> on God's little green earth I am gg to push, pry, shove, twist or
> otherwise coax that Ham 4 into the center of the tower. The way that the
> zig-zag bracing is welded into the three legs is the limiting factor. If
> the zig-zag bracing was not there the rotor wud fit very easily. Even if
> there was some way to get the rotor into the space between the legs, there
> is no way it can be made to move from one place to the next...simply
> cannot be done from my perspective! I wonder if MFJ did a re-design on
> the Ham 4 back in 2004 or so and it now has a case similar to the T2X?
> The bottom of the rotor is stamped- Ham 4 2005- exactly. Or maybe the
> tower I have is a really old model and the bracing on the newer models is
> placed differently such that a Ham 4 will fit...who knows?...probably only
> the Shadow...
> I don't have a big enough set of calipers to accurately measure the max
> diameter of the rotor. It has the pig-tail so it's kinda hard to set on
> end to do that.
> This is a puzzle I really wud like to find the answer to...any help?
> steve, k8wk
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