Tilting radios in PTP installations

Hi
I am installing a short link between two towers with C5x radios. Due to elevation i have to tilt both sides of the link.
What do you use to get an up and down tilt done on these radios?

We use these if the J-Pole can’t be tilted in the correct direction.

https://mimosa.co/accessories/fleximount

Make sure to tighten the bolt and use 2x hose clamps.

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Thanks for your comment William5
You use them on the tower?

That is rather odd to me but i will keep it in mind

Well, I don’t have any C5x radios going between towers. Normally I just pony up for a B5c or a B5x nowadays. (With an RF Elements horn)

If I had to mount a C5x… I would probably lean towards an RF Elements horn with the twist port connector, but you probably are on a tight budget… I don’t have anything off the top of my head that I would use, but there’s got to be some sort of adjustable tower standoff available somewhere. A quick google search found these at ISP Supplies, no promises on the standoffs, but ISP Supplies are good guys.
https://www.ispsupplies.com/products/infrastructure/Tower-Mounts/tower-standoffs

While probably not as good, but it can work, if you turn the mount 90°, you can then use the hose clamps for vertical adjustment and the mount’s adjustment for horizontal.

I realized I probably was kinda vague about my RF Elements reference:

Before I go too much into this, I am an RF Elements fanboy. Their antennas are really well made, their support is top notch and they have worked their way into being my favorite antenna manufacture. I use them whenever I have the option/budget to.

I love these antennas, noise cancelation is amazing and you end up turning down your TX power a lot because of how efficient they are. I love the mount and aligning them is a dream. Only two negatives, price and size. https://rfelements.com/products/ultrahorn/ultrahorn-directional-antennas/overview

I have use a lot of these and they are really good, keep in mind that their wind loading can get pretty heavy and you will need to mount them very securely. Where I am located the Optional Radome Cover isn’t optional, but I know a lot of guys who don’t need it. UltraDish™ TP Antennas » RF elements

Both of the above antennas support the C5x with this little adapter: TwistPort™ Adaptor for Mimosa C5x » RF elements

If you are really on a budget the Starter Dish line have gotten some good reviews (It also supports the C5x right out of the box): StarterDish™ UM Antennas » RF elements

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