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
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...
On Wed, 19 Mar 2008 12:37:38 -0600 John Elsik <email@example.com> 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
> 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
> I was looking at the M2 Orion 2800 (rotor only) and a Green Heron
> Will the Orion fit in a LM354HD top section? I called Tashjian and
> they could not answer that.
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