[amsat-bb] Re: G-5400/5500 Cross-Boom U-Bolts

Jim Jerzycke kq6ea at verizon.net
Sun Jul 3 14:55:08 PDT 2011

Great! I've always heard that the support for their rotors is spotty, 
but if they have them, I'll go that way.

I live in Long Beach, and they're not very far from here.

Maybe I'll swing by Tuesday afternoon when I get off from work.



On 07/03/2011 09:11 PM, John Becker wrote:
> Jim
> After moving 3 years ago I went and got all new from
> Yaesu Vertex. Since I was replacing with the right type
> as well as size I had no worry.
> John
> At 02:19 PM 7/3/2011, you 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 rotor.
>> 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
>> rotors.
>> I have FOUR elevation rotors, and NO clamps!
>> Seems like the clamps always get lost when people take these apart to sell.
>> Thanks!
>> 73, Jim  KQ6EA
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