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Reviews Categories | Towers, masts, accessories, climbing & safety gear | Max Gain Systems / IDC Technology side arms Help

Reviews Summary for Max Gain Systems / IDC Technology side arms
Max Gain Systems / IDC Technology side arms Reviews: 2 Average rating: 5.0/5 MSRP: $35.00 / 40.00
Description: The SA1 series of sidearms are simple mounts for small to medium antennas. Popular VHF/UHF antennas such as Comet, Diamond, Cushcraft and others fit nicely onto the vertical tube using the hardware supplied with the antenna.
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K5AGO Rating: 5/5 Jun 24, 2007 00:01 Send this review to a friend
Just what I was looking for !  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
I recently installed three SA1-24 24" sidearms, supporting Diamond X-200 style UHF/VHF antennas. The quality of the sidearms is above average, and and the price is very reasonable. Installation is simple and the supplied hardware is of high quality.
W1FEH Rating: 5/5 Feb 1, 2006 18:06 Send this review to a friend
Good product, good price  Time owned: 3 to 6 months
I have had three SA-1ís on the top of my 35í tower with a GP-15 (voice) GP-3 (digi) and a Diamond D-130J discone (scanner & test) since last August. They came with the stainless locking hardware and are very light yet strong. I feel they would hold most if not all of the amateur verticals (Diamond, Comet etc.) available and the antenna would fail before the side arm. I would not put anything bigger or heavier than those that they claim it will handle. It is aluminum and designed for medium duty and I feel they do that well. The welding was superb but the machining and part alignment could have been a bit better. On a tower no one is going to see it and it didnít affect the installation or the integrity of the product.

Fred // W1FEH

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