[amsat-bb] Re: Additional g-5500 mounting question

Stargate stargatesg1 at verizon.net
Fri Jul 13 13:38:39 PDT 2007

Take a look at these pictures. I had the same questions a while back and Mr.
Steven Rass
was good enough to have these on his website.
They explain it all.



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A TRUE friend will be sitting next to you saying.....


> -----Original Message-----
> From: amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org]On
> Behalf Of Michael Wolthuis
> Sent: Friday, July 13, 2007 3:42 PM
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Additional g-5500 mounting question
> If anyone has pictures of a "correct" split AZ/EL setup for a g-5500
> I would love to see some up close ones.
> Questions that have been raised:
> 1) I bought used, but believe I have the seperation kit.  It has one
> piece that screws into the Az rotor to allow the mast pole to go into
> it and be secured.  However, I do not have a similar piece for the El
> rotor to have screwed into it to sit above the Thrust bearing on the
> pole.  Is there supposed to be two of these?  I do have what appear
> to be a set of clamps, but I can not figure out how to attach it to
> the pole at the top.
> 2) What all should be included in the seperation kit, maybe I am
> missing a part, but can not find a good pic anywhere or a parts list.
> Thanks, I appreciate the "noob" help!
> Mike
> kb8zgl
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