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Re: Yaesu B5600 Rotators



Bill,

Here is the web page of the Small parts catalog for "Delrin" gears.

http://www.engineeringfindings.com/cat22/cat22pg262.pdf

w9gb

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bill Greene VE7WFG" <bgreene@telus.net>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Thursday, August 29, 2002 7:54 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Yaesu B5600 Rotators


> Hello Everyone,
> 
> I am in search for some parts for a Yaesu B-5600 Elevation rotator.
> 
> I need the plastic (nylon) gear that goes on to the motor shaft and is
> held on with a small spring clip. My friends at Yaesu say I must buy a
> complete new 
> 
> motor (now this really shocks me)  but my motor is fine.
> 
> Anyone know of someone (Norms Rotor Service appears to carry US made
> equipment only) or somewhere where a person can get some parts like a
> rotor guy who
> 
> specializes in Yaesu Rotators ?
> 
> Anyhow I have found a way to cheat a bit and get a bit more life from
> the old gear by raising the motor off of its mounting plate with washers
> and have 
> 
> The drive gear run on the part of the gear that is not worn. This may
> work for a bit but I would like to get the proper gear before winter.  
> 
> I wish to thank anyone who sends any info in advance.
> 
> 
> 73 de VE7WFG 
> 
> Bill 
> Armstrong, BC
> DO00JK
> 
> 
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