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Re: [TowerTalk] flexible mast coupling

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] flexible mast coupling
From: Mike <>
Date: Thu, 05 Apr 2012 18:55:24 -0400
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On 4/5/12 2:35 PM, wrote:
>>   As I see my stack of beams swinging back and forth in the  wind I am
> thinking about adding a flexible shaft coupling above the rotor
> to  absorb the shock,  I have read somewhere about using automotive drive
> shaft  flex couplings and adapt them to clamp on to
> our 2" masts.  I used to  have one of Bill Orr, W6SAI books on antennas and
> if I remember right he used  one for a Volvo, and it
> had a rubber donut between two flanges.  Anyone  make a flexible coupler
> for their mast and would share what you used  ?
Yaesu makes a shock mount for their rotors. If you don't have a Yaesu 
rotor, maybe it could be adapted.

73, Mike NF4L

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