A heavy wire or strap from mast to tower is best. You want a low resistance
ground. A wiper, spark gap etc. all have enough resistance to let current
thru the rotor.
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> Sent: Wednesday, December 13, 2006 12:37 PM
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> Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Which thruse bearing?
> Thanks for all the replies, guys. I think I'll abandon the thrust
> bearing as a grounding device and try something else. Perhaps a one
> inch wide copper or brass bar used as a wiper on the mast would do.
> I'll keep thinking about it.
> 73, Bill W6WRT
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