I tied off the gen and forgot about it for awhile, By the time I got back to it the small synthetic line had disintegrated and wrapped around the hub. I was able to unwind a lot of it but apparently not all as blades won't spin. Bearings good. So I got my skyhook out, stuck a 5/16" allen wrench in hub and tried to back the hub out enough to free the blades.
No joy. I made 3-4 trips "aloft" using first, a breaker bar, then a breaker and cheater.
This very morning I rigged my scuba
tank to my impact wrench, again risking my life and providing potential entertainment to onlookers, but still no joy. It was tough getting the tank that high; maybe I'll use a hose next time.
Suggestions? All I'm after is to loosen the hub enuff to pull the strings out. I've read the directions more than once. When I did the rebearing job 2 yrs back I used a torque wrench, not the impacter. The allen wrench goes into the main shaft with the 5/8" nut around it but there is no way to get anything on that nut.
Hopefully I'm making a dumb mistake. Wouldn't be the first time.