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Re: [TowerTalk] Rotor Selection Advice Wanted - Heavy Duty

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Rotor Selection Advice Wanted - Heavy Duty
From: "Rick Karlquist" <>
Date: Mon, 8 Jan 2007 16:36:36 -0800 (PST)
List-post: <> wrote:
> I should have been clearer in my reply to Rick's e-mail.  Rick discussed
> using an M2 Orion 2800 or a prop-pitch rotator with the MonstIR.
> The M2 2800 Orion rotator has insufficient capacity to hold the MonstIR in
> a moderate wind, while a prop-pitch will handle the MonstIR easily under
> any conditions that the MonstIR can survive.
> I did not intend to make a comment regarding the Yaesu G2800DXA, and I'm
> sorry my e-mail wasn't specific enough to avoid unintentionally
> interpreting it that way.
> 73!
> Frank

That's really helpful, Frank.  I had no idea how inadequate the Orion
was.  On K7NV's web site, he talks about "small, medium, and large"
prop-pitch units.  Is the "small" one adequate for the MonstIR?  I am
not sure if the "medium" one can fit into my 15" top tower section.

Rick N6RK


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