[amsat-bb] Re: G5500 Rotor Problems
n4qwf1 at gmail.com
Sat Apr 24 17:20:59 PDT 2010
When I needed to replace the pot in my AZ rotor I contacted Yaesu a
this phone number and found them most helpful. I ordered the pot and a
few spares and replaced it without problem. Maybe you could give this
a try. It might work out for you as well.
73's << john
Parts Department (Manuals, Parts 8 am - 4 pm PST):
1-714-827-7600 parts department
(562) 404-4828 FAX
Email : yaesuparts at vxstdusa.com
On Sat, Apr 24, 2010 at 7:09 PM, Angelo Glorioso <n5uxt at hotmail.com> wrote:
> With field day coming around the corner, I took the time to work on my spare G5500 rotor
> setup. I knew from earlier this year, I had to put my spare azimuth rotor to replace the
> one that stopped working.
> I took the Azimuth rotor apart and come to find out that it seems the nylon gear that is
> attached to the motor itself is slipping big time. I can manually move the other gears and
> they seem to be working fine.
> I will take the rest of the rotor apart tomorrow, but I was wondering if anyone else has come
> across this problem??? Since I am unable to see without taking the rest of the rotor
> apart, anyone know how this gear is attached to the shaft of the motor?? Anyone
> have any ideas where I might get another gear if necessary??
> I see why Yaesu will only sell the whole motor attachment know for 200.00 plus dollars.
> 73 de Angelo
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