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Re: [TowerTalk] Does a M2 Orion 2800 fit in a LM354HD top section?

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Does a M2 Orion 2800 fit in a LM354HD top section?
Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2008 15:53:25 -0400
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YES the OR2800 will fit inside the LM354HD without any problems.

I am using an LM 470 tower which uses the same top section as the LM 354
and I
have the M2 OR2800 inside.  It works great !!!!!
I have a stack of a 4 element 20 and Cushcraft 40-2CD on a 20 foot mast.
No problems at all...

Ted  K2QMF 
On Wed, 19 Mar 2008 12:37:38 -0600 John Elsik <> writes:
> I have a new LM354HDSP crankup tower.  I got the tower up, back in 
> late November.  That is where the project stopped for the winter.  
> All it is holding up is an inv vee for 80 mtrs right now.
> The antennas are a 4el SteppIR and a Cushcraft XM240 on a chrome 
> moly mast. Nothing is installed yet.
> I purchased a Yeasu 2800DXA rotor to turn it, but now having second 
> thoughts if the rotor will handle it long term. The "K" factor is 
> 85% of the published rotor rating.
> I called Yeasu and they told me to take the weight off the rotor.  
> They suggested adding a second plate and bearing between the rotor 
> and tower top bearing, and take the weight off.  Sure did not come 
> away with a warm and fuzzy feeling that the rotor would handle the 
> load.
> So I am taking pause and sort of rotor shopping.  I realize I would 
> take a hit selling the Yeasu.  I would rather be safe than sorry 
> later.
> I was looking at the M2 Orion 2800 (rotor only) and a Green Heron 
> controller.
> Will the Orion fit in a LM354HD top section?  I called Tashjian and 
> they could not answer that.
> John
> wa5zup
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