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Re: [TowerTalk] Loose rotor bolts

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Loose rotor bolts
From: Kim Elmore <>
Date: Sun, 28 Oct 2007 19:06:23 -0500
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Which bolts? The onse that mount the rotor to the base plate, the 
ones that hold the rotor housing together, or the ones that hold the 
mast clamp?

Kim Elmore, N5OP

At 06:00 PM 10/28/2007, Barry wrote:
>My previous T2X was up on my Rohn 45 for 15+ years, no problems.  I
>recently replaced it, and today noted antennas spinning in the wind.  I
>climbed up and saw all the bolts were gone except one, which was loose.
>I didn't do this installation, but did the first one, and didn't do
>anything special (Locktite, etc.) to secure the bolts.   Did I get lucky
>the first time?  Any ideas why they loosened up, and what should be done
>to prevent it in the future?  This latest installation has only been up
>a month or two.
>Barry W2UP
>Barry Kutner, W2UP             Newtown, PA
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