[amsat-bb] Re: Need help dismantling KR-500

Glenn AA5PK aa5pk at suddenlink.net
Mon Oct 14 09:53:32 PDT 2013

Here's a link to the G-5500 elevation rotor disassembly/assembly.

I believe the KR-500 is the same (or nearly so).


Glenn AA5PK

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Richard Limebear" <Richard at g3rwl.demon.co.uk>
To: "Amsatbb" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Monday, October 14, 2013 11:19 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Need help dismantling KR-500

> Its been up on the mast 20+ years but still turns ok. I now have it off the mast 
> and, before I sell it, I'd like to clean it up, replace the grease etc.
> Loosening the screws has been quite a journey, strong wrench and lots of 
> blowlamp. Before I finally open it up I recall that someone had put dismantling 
> instructions online somewhere but I can't find them; grateful for a pointer 
> and/or other tips. Also which grease to use (USA greases are not available here 
> in the UK).
> 73
> Richard G3RWL
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