[TowerTalk] Mounting rotor on 25ag2 top section?
n4zr at contesting.com
Fri Dec 3 17:46:33 EST 2004
9 years so far with this top section, no lube, no bushing, no problems.
73, Pete N4ZR
At 05:16 PM 12/3/2004, Carrington, Walter wrote:
>I have a Rohn 25ag2 top section (used); this is the tapered top section
>that has a single vertical tube at the top. It appears that the way the
>rotor and mast were mounted was rotor on a plate inside the tower a couple
>feet down from the top, and the mast running through the inside of the
>tower section's vertical tube. Is this a reasonable way to do it? Should
>there be a bushing inside the tube (there is none now)? Won't friction be
>pretty high? Do I grease the mast? Will it ice up badly? (I live on a
>very windy, cold, icy hill)?
> My rotor has an adaptor that allows me to mount it directly to the
> section's vertical top tube, but it is not as strong as mounting it to a
> plate inside the tower section. This will be a temporary installation
> for the winter, 30' or 40' high. I'll have a couple of long VHF yagis on it.
>73, Walter, K1CMF
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