hy~gain clr2

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hy~gain clr2

Post by superstar » 14 Jun 2018, 07:43

after 3 years up on the stack the new old stock clr2’s swr went into the red, went up yesterday evening to have a look and part of it has broken at the base, looks as though it’s been eaten away by corrosive smoke from the fires we have in winter, the same thing happened to the starduster i had up, but i just put it down to salt air living close to the sea, ill put some pics up of the damage when i get it down, ive got some other stuff to put up though, hygain penetrator 500, avanti astroplane, shakespeare big stick, vector 4000, so off air temporarily :(
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Re: hy~gain clr2

Post by prettypolly » 14 Jun 2018, 12:10

I sold mine within a week gaining a handsome profit

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Re: hy~gain clr2

Post by kilimax » 14 Jun 2018, 16:00

prettypolly wrote:
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I sold mine within a week gaining a handsome profit
So you will have made "Hy-Gain" then? :D
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Re: hy~gain clr2

Post by superstar » 14 Jun 2018, 18:28

here’s what’s happened
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Re: hy~gain clr2

Post by The Collector » 14 Jun 2018, 18:39

Maybe metal fatigue helped that along? Too-ing and fro-ing in the wind over a couple of years may have been enough to weaken it and corrosion compounded it.
Whack up the Ham Int. Hy-Power I sold you! That will be a sight :)

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Re: hy~gain clr2

Post by superstar » 14 Jun 2018, 18:42

oh yeah i forgot about that one, its under the bed :)
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Re: hy~gain clr2

Post by superstar » 14 Jun 2018, 18:43

clr2 spares or repairs anyone?
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Re: hy~gain clr2

Post by superstar » 15 Jun 2018, 07:22

i filmed the taking down in time lapse, check it out
https://youtu.be/vsKALudZLF8
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Re: hy~gain clr2

Post by Ur5by9 » 15 Jun 2018, 12:17

How do you rate this antenna ?

I have a Sirio 827 and looking for something different.
Super penetrator 500 also on the short list

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Re: hy~gain clr2

Post by superstar » 15 Jun 2018, 13:16

works ace, but obviously there’s a weak point,
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Re: hy~gain clr2

Post by superstar » 16 Jun 2018, 16:22

The Collector wrote:
14 Jun 2018, 18:39
Maybe metal fatigue helped that along? Too-ing and fro-ing in the wind over a couple of years may have been enough to weaken it and corrosion compounded it.
Whack up the Ham Int. Hy-Power I sold you! That will be a sight :)
i’ll see if i can bung it up, should look pretty impressive up on the stack :D
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Re: hy~gain clr2

Post by Ur5by9 » 16 Jun 2018, 19:46

Look forward to seeing fly high - don't forget pics

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Re: hy~gain clr2

Post by superstar » 16 Jun 2018, 19:52

Ur5by9 wrote:
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Look forward to seeing fly high - don't forget pics
there’ll be pics, just gotta check all nuts n bolts are there
i’ll try and get it up within the next few days
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Re: hy~gain clr2

Post by The Collector » 16 Jun 2018, 22:31

It'll look awesome, although it's one big bugger. Diameter of the legs is about 15ft :)

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Re: hy~gain clr2

Post by Buick Mackane » 16 Jun 2018, 22:35

If you don't report back within a few days with photos we'll just presume you've done a rod hull :lol:
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