[TowerTalk] Yagis and Rivets

K7LXC@aol.com K7LXC@aol.com
Thu, 16 Mar 2000 12:27:42 EST

In a message dated 03/16/2000 8:49:13 AM Pacific Standard Time, 
DAVED@ctilidar.com writes:

> The problem I have is that the rivets are SLIGHTLY loose. Loose enough so
>  that I can rotate and wiggle one element section a bit with respect to its
>  mate. It's pretty subtle and not like the elements are about to come apart
>  or anything that drastic.

    Well, if it was my antenna I'd replace all the rivets and then back up 
each joint with a TEK screw. I'll bet you a nickel that no additional 
problems will surface on the element joints and you can get on to something 
else like *using* the antenna - hi.

Cheers,   Steve   K7LXC
Tower Tech 

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