Ham III Rebuild


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My good friend and Elmer from back home in Iowa City (David Christ K0LUM) donated the Ham III rotator and the control box to the project.  I had initially planned on sending it to Norm's Rotor Repair, but there were no exchange units and I had a timeline to adhere to.  Sure, I had the unit sitting here for almost two years and like a lot of things in my life I let it go until the last moment.  {;o)
I pulled it apart and it was in surprisingly good shape for a 40 year old unit.  The only real damage was some divots in the bearing area from being parked in the same spot for years with a vertical load on the mast.  This should have no effect on the operation.