[TowerTalk] Orion 2800 or Create RC5B-3??
Wed, 25 Feb 1998 09:25:38 -0800
I have 8 orion rotators in use. They work great, 1 at home, 6 at contest station,
& 1 at ZF1MA that I will upgrade next week. I have had Create 4 motor failures.
73 Joe W6MR / ZF2ND c u all in arrl dx ph next week 15 so mode, I will give mults
on all bands time permitting.
Dick Flanagan wrote:
> At 5:04 AM -0800 2/25/98, Rich Hallman N7TR wrote:
> > Time to replace the old T2X on the tower and upgrade to something
> >that will turn my 2 Ele 40 Cushcraft that is stacked 10 ft above a TH7
> >when I want it to turn....Not when IT wants to turn!!
> > Looking at the Create RC5B-3 and the Orion 2800P.....This will
> >also mount in a top section of Rohn 25....
> Hi, Rich.
> I have no info on the Create, but I have an Orion P2800 to turn a 402CD 12
> feet above my TH11 (with an M2 6M7 between them). The Orion is one strong
> rotor(!) and very well made.
> I was talking with Rod W7CY about this not too long ago and he was also
> thinking about the Create vs. Orion. I THINK he said there were some
> concerns with Create. Not the rotors, themselves, but perhaps with
> availability or service, I'm not sure which. In any case, he just bought
> an Orion.
> Good luck and let me know if you need some dumb brawn when the time comes. :)
> 73, Dick
> Dick Flanagan W6OLD CFII Minden, Nevada DM09db (South of Reno)
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