[TowerTalk] Dumb rotator question

Mark Robinson markrob at mindspring.com
Fri Jul 25 17:40:32 EDT 2008

Do you have the manual. Take a look at Figure 13 on Page 13. Does that help?

Mark N1UK

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Michael Fox (K5MEF)" <k5mef at mefox.org>
To: <towertalk at contesting.com>
Sent: Friday, 25 July, 2008 12:38 PM
Subject: [TowerTalk] Dumb rotator question

>I feel really dumb asking this, but here goes.  Be gentle!
> I just purchased a Yaesu G-1000DXA.  Upon removing from the box, the base
> unit appears to have two halves - top and bottom.  There is a raised index
> mark on either side of the joint between the top and bottom.  On one side 
> of
> the joint, there are 4 screws which look like them might screw through to
> the other side.  If that's so, I don't understand how the darn thing is
> supposed to turn.
> I don't see anything in the instructions about removing the screws so I
> won't touch them until I can get some clarification.  Perhaps the screws 
> do
> not, in fact, secure the two halves together.  Even so, it looks like the
> two halves would definitely rub since the outside casing on the top and
> bottom touches all around the outside.
> So, I don't get it.  What am I missing?
> Michael - K5MEF
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