On 6/1/2012 11:53 PM, Jim W7RY wrote:
> Also forgot to mention that Rohn made a top section without cross braces on
> all sides at one level. As I remember it was about 2 feet from the top.
> Jim W7RY
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> On 6/1/2012 10:31 PM, Paul Playford wrote:
>> I just removed a 25G tower and a Ham IV rotator was mounted inside it and
>> braces were cut.
>> Maybe you are working with a T2X rotator?
> Actually I'm working with a ham V according to the stamped figures on
> the bottom, but the IV and V are identical except for the control head.
> A ham down the road was able to put one in his 25G by bending the
> braces. These would have to be bent far enough that it'd bend the legs.
> I know of others who were able to slide the ham IV in between the braces
> at a junction between sections. So there must be substantial variations
> between lots.
> Roger (K8RI)
>> de Paul, W8AEF
>> ZF2JI/ZF2TA FO8DX/FO8PLA 8Q7AA XZ0A VU7RG/VU3PYM TX5C A52PP
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>> A while back I mentioned trying to fit a Han IV into a 25G and not wanting
>> to cut a brace. As the mast will extend about 12' above the top of the
>> tower, I did not consider mounting inside the short section with the flat
>> top plate to be desirable either. Sooo... I finally decided to mount the
>> rotator externally and run a two section mast down through the
>> tower. That will leave the rotator 20 feet above ground level and 30
>> feet below the flat top plate...give or take a tad. I should be able to
>> stand on the roof and work on it.
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