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Re: G-5500

Ben KB9F wrote:

I just bought a new G-5500 and would like to know what I should do to it
before I put it up to insure a long life.

Wayne replies:

Crack the housing bolts loose one at a time and put anti-seize compound on
the bolt threads.  To remove the elevation rotor housing screws, I had to
borrow a #3 Phillips screwdriver and use an adjustable wrench on the
screwdriver handle.  I did that on my new G-5500 rotor about a year ago,
after reading the travails of people needing to open up old rotors for

I also tightened the connections to the meters.  One connection was almost
floppy loose.

Wayne Estes W9AE
Mundelein, IL, USA

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