[amsat-bb] Re: distributors of solid fiberglass crossbooms

MM ka1rrw at yahoo.com
Sun Sep 9 17:48:47 PDT 2007

I use a sold 12 foot fiberglass rod for elevation.
it is a 1.25".  but it was a bit narrow and will
somtimes slip at the M2 antenna brackts. The 550 rotor
held it fine.
I plan on replacing it with a 1.5 inche solid this

the 1.5 inch is part # 110051-01

it comes in 20 foot sizes.

--- Joe Leikhim <rhyolite at nettally.com> wrote:

> The M2 fiberglass crossboom is actually two sections
> of fiberglass 
> tubing with an aluminum billet slug where the
> elevation rotator 
> attaches. I think solid  fiberglass rod might be a
> bit heavy and too 
> flexible.
> -- 
> Joe Leikhim K4SAT
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