I ran a Yaesu G-1000SDX rotor for about 5 years, turning a Wilson 61 foot
telescoping tower with a TH7DXX atop it.
Motor burned out this fall.
Nobody except Yaesu supports these (at very high prices), so I found a good
Tailtwister to replace it.
73, de Hans, K0HB
"Just a boy and his Radio"
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From: "Joe" <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, October 26, 2009 1:56 PM
To: "Mick Mc Grory" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Yaesu G-1000 Rotator
> Hi Mick,
> I've had a G-1000 SDX for about 10 yeas, and it'e been a great performer,
> no problems at all. I had a Mosley Pro57-B 40 in Alaska, as well as a
> Cushcraft 5L 6M yagi on the tower, and the G-1000 withstood icing, snow
> and 125 mph gusts. Here in Colorado, I use it with my SteppIR 4L with the
> 40-30M add-on, again, with no problems. Your friends should find it to be
> an excellent choice.
> Mick Mc Grory wrote:
>> Hi,my two friends are considering buying a Yaesu G1000 Rotator each,to
>> turn HF Yagis.One friend wants to use his with an A3S and an A3WS.My
>> other friend wants to use his G-1000 with a Hygain TH7DX.Both will be
>> using head units and their towers are 60ft tall.My questions are will the
>> Rotator be up to the job,and is there sufficient braking torque with the
>> G-1000 for these antennae,especially in the case of the TH7DX?
>> Thanks in advance,Mick
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