[amsat-bb] Re: G-5400/5500 Cross-Boom U-Bolts
kq6ea at verizon.net
Sun Jul 3 18:37:53 PDT 2011
Well, 54mm is so close to 2-1/8" that it wouldn't matter. Either would
fit, and the 54mm muffler clamps I found also state they work for 2-1/8"
And I anti-sieze *everything8!
On 07/04/2011 01:07 AM, Stan, W1LE wrote:
> Hello Jim,
> I would go to Yaesu (Standard Vertex USA) parts to get the exact ones
> I have always had problems trying to find SAE u-bolts to fit a metric
> Be sure to grease the threads when applying, so they do not rust up
> and seize.
> Stan, W1LE
> On 7/3/2011 3:19 PM, Jim Jerzycke wrote:
>> Greetings, all
>> I'm "improving" my elevation rotor setup, and I'm wondering what others
>> are using to secure the cross-boom inside the elevation rotor.
>> I've been using stainless hose clamps, and they work kinda-sorta OK, but
>> have a tendency to slip. I'd really like to get either some proper size
>> u-bolts, or the part numbers from the clamps Yaesu supplies with the
>> They appear to be 54mm / 2-1/8" inside-the-legs, and I'm coming up blank
>> on searching for some.
>> There are no part numbers for the clamps in the manuals I have for the
>> I have FOUR elevation rotors, and NO clamps!
>> Seems like the clamps always get lost when people take these apart to
>> 73, Jim KQ6EA
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