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Re: [TowerTalk] TailTwister overhaul

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] TailTwister overhaul
From: Jan Erik Holm <>
Date: Mon, 02 Apr 2012 08:15:21 +0200
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On 2012-04-02 07:47, Dave Hachadorian wrote:
>> Sometimes when I try to rotate the beam it wont move at all,
>> but if I turn it the opposite direction for a wee bit,
>> then go back in the original direction, it works fine.  I am
>> planning on taking her down and doing an overhaul.
> This is classic TailTwister brake wedge binding behavior.  An
> overhaul probably won't help. TailTwister owners have learned to
> click in the opposite direction first, to release the brake.
> Dave Hachadorian, K6LL
> Yuma, Arizona
Yes classic. Same goes for the HamM and HamIV etc etc. Still
remember back in the 70´ties having to climb towers to get
it loose. It´s just built in to the construction.


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