This is so "not a problem" by using either:
a. Four standard 25G sections plus a 25AG4 top section; or
b. Five standard 25G sections plus the 1-ft 4-in BAS25 Rohn
bearing/accessory shelf section.
In either case, a TailTwister is easily mounted near the top of the top
section, with provision for a TB-3 (2-in mast) thrust bearing a foot or so
above the rotator.
But I have also inserted a TailTwister into other Rohn 25 sections by angling
it properly and putting a little bit of temporary pressure on one of the
On Apr 14, 2012, at 6:28 PM, Bill Parry wrote:
> As far as I know, you either cut one of the side braces, or use a smaller
> rotator. I cut mine to install the Tailtwister 12 years ago to put it in my
> 120 feet tower with a 17 foot mast and it has made it through two hurricanes
> just fine. Remember Roger, you will probably be replacing the rotator from
> time to time due to broken gears, lightning, etc so you need to be sure that
> whatever method you use, it is easy to replace it when necessary.
> Bill W5VX
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> Subject: [TowerTalk] Installing ham V in 25G
> I finished rebuilding the Ham V/IV some time ago and am ready to put the
> top section on the 50' 25G. What I've discovered is there is no way to fit
> the Ham V into the tower except lowering it down from the top. I will not
> cut a side brace to make room nor bend one very far that can't be
> straightened to look proper. I do not want to weaken the tower ...*any
> Any socially acceptable suggestions?
> Roger (K8RI)
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