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

Jim Jerzycke kq6ea at verizon.net
Sun Jul 3 18:39:36 PDT 2011

Yep, I found some on eBay that are advertised as 54mm / 2-1/8" from a 
"Mini Shop" in England.
Since I live so close to Yaesu, I think I'll drive over there after work 
Tuesday and see if they have them in stock.

73, Jim

On 07/04/2011 01:30 AM, Gary "Joe" Mayfield wrote:
> Muffler clamps.  There are some that fit perfectly and work great!
> 73,
> Joe kk0sd
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> Subject: [amsat-bb] G-5400/5500 Cross-Boom U-Bolts
> 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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