Unless properly tied back and DOWN the engine crane will tend to follow the
truck and will definitely tend to want to tip onto it's nose.
Been there, done that, didn't work well, but didn't get hurt - God looks
after madmen and fools!
de n0yvy steve
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Subject: Re: Crank up
Author: email@example.com (Alfred J. Frugoli, KE6BER/1) at ccmgw1
Date: 6/5/96 4:25 PM
I've gotten several good answers on removing the tower from the truck.
Here's a question, would it be possible to use something like an engine
crane to lift one end of the tower and then have the truck pull foward
until the tower is almost out of the truck, Then lowering that end to the
ground. Move the engine crane to the end of the tower that is still in the
truck, and lift that end. Then have the truck pull away and lower that end
to the ground. I guess my main question is would the engine crane be able
to handle the dragging forces as the truck pulls away? It sounds like a
good idea to me, but looking for input. Thanks.
Al, KE6BER/1, firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.tiac.net/users/ke6ber