[TowerTalk] Mounting in the tower

Shane Dugas shane@eatel.net
Sat, 8 May 1999 05:10:16 -0500 (CDT)

>I have an Orion 2800 mounted 8 feet down in the Rohn 25G tower at the
>of two sections.  The standard AS25G rotor plate works very well there.
As far
>as the section joint not being big enough to accomodate the OR2800, I'm
>confused.  I have been able to insert the rotor through the "Z" braces and
>lowered down to the mounting plate.  No braces were removed or modified.  I
>have a 2nd AS25G mounted about two and a half feet above the OR2800 drive
>that holds a thrust bearing.  This allows me to remove the OR2800 for service
>and have a lower support for the mast.  This was NOT an easy fit!  

I guess my question should have been....How is everyone mounting their
rotors on these stacked HF beam setups.  I can't possible see anyone putting
up two HF beams on a mast and placing the rotor 12" below the thrust bearing.

Shane Dugas             
Prairieville, LA        

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