[amsat-bb] G-5500 Rotor trouble resolved.
N1HOQ at comcast.net
Mon May 11 16:49:24 PDT 2009
The problem with the rotor has been fixed. Turns out the gears
inside had frozen on their shafts. A little penetrant and easy
persuasion got things running smoothly again. No parts, just time. This
rotor sees intermittent use as its attached to my portable rig, and must
sit outdoors.There was a little bit of water in the bottom of the case,
as the drain hole was gummed up a bit. I filed it out a bit and
regreased everything and she works like a charm again. Thanks to all for
the replies and the help.
73 de Shawn - N1HOQ # 33948
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