Another guy just said the same thing you did, and I'm not sure that is
universally a good idea. I expect Steve to eventually weigh in here
with more authority on the subject, but from what I understand some
rotators WANT to have some vertical weight on them to keep the bearings
properly aligned. Free floating bearings aren't always a good idea.
On 12/26/2019 5:46 PM, W3YY wrote:
Next time install two bearings that provide both lateral and thrust support.
And then install the mast so there is no weight on the rotor. Then you can
easily remove and replace the rotor.
73, Bob - W3YY
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