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Re: Cross boom question



Hello,

Bill, W0OQC told me to go to a home improvement store and buy a rake
with a fiberglass handle.  Removal of the rake leaves a very solid
fiberglass blank.

I hope Bill's idea helps!

73, Mike

"Ronald K. Long" wrote:
> At 06:04 PM 6/30/1999 -0400, you wrote:
> >Whats the best  nonmetallic cross-boom material to use for satellite
> >antenna elevation rotors?   I've used a 10 foot PVC pipe reinforced by
> >a wooded pole in the center for years....  it works, but it isn't as solid
> >as it should be.
> >
> I suggest a 1.5 inch diamter solid fiberglass rod. It will fit through the
> GR5400 rotator just fine and is very strong.

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