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Re: [TowerTalk] Rohn 45G question



 
I can help with this question:
 
Glen Martin no longer offers a thrust bearing. They are suggesting use of a  
Yaesu GS065 as a substitute. 
 
The 45AG4 and BPL45G both have a 3" i.d. hole where the bearing mounts.  
Neither the old Glen Martn bearing or the GS065 will properly cover a hole this  
size and you would also have to drill new mounting holes. The Rohn TB3 and TB4  
fit without any modifications.
 
The azimuth rotor part of a Yaesu G5500 will fit the AS455G rotor plate  
without modifications. You will need a Yaesu separation kit to mount the  
elevation part of the G5500 to a mast above the top of the tower.
 
If you have any questions about any of this please call me at 800 272  3467.
 
73,
Gerald Williamson K5GW
Texas Towers
 
 
 
 
 
In a message dated 8/14/2007 9:50:57 P.M. Central Daylight Time,  
n4qwf1@gmail.com writes:

Look at  this page and you can get there number. This is one of the
best companies I  have ever dealt with. My experience with them was
outstanding. They will  surely answer your questions and help you with
whatever they can. Wish I  felt the same about most other companies I
have dealt with. Go for  it.

73's <<  John

http://www.glenmartin.com/techsupport.html

On 8/14/07,  Stargate <stargatesg1@verizon.net> wrote:
> Hi all,
>   Does anyone know if a Glen Martin thrust bearing will fit  a BPL45G
> or 45AG4 top section without having to re-drill  it?
>
>        Also, will a AS455G accessory  shelf fit a Yaesu G-5500 rotor without
> re-drilling?
>
>  Thanks,
> RoD
> KD0XX
>
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