On 7/7/2010 10:26 PM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> Joe wrote...
>> Has anyone equipped the elements of a beam with some neat quick assembly
>> scheme? I was thinking of the buttons often found in telescopic tent poles,
>> or the quick and easy clamps that keep the legs of my camera tripod
I'm assuming this would be a temporary "quick to set up and tear down"
temporary set up like FD, or a camping trip.
I would think the above would be a good idea. A round headed pin or
ball with a retainer and spring loaded. IOW just like the telescopic
> Force-12 recommends putting a pop-rivet in, but NOT popping it. Just put it
> in and
> hold it in place with a turn of black electrical tape. When it comes time to
> disassemble it, it goes really quickly!
> The element to boom connection depends on what your antenna is. I'm guessing
> a set of minimally tightened U-bolts would be most common.
Which is what the Force 12 C-19 uses.
> George T Daughters, K6GT
> CU in the California QSO Party (CQP)
> October 2-3, 2010
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