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More tramming advice

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Subject: More tramming advice
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Date: Mon, 24 Jun 1996 18:43:45 -0400
In a message dated 96-06-24 17:19:03 EDT, you write:

>. it may take 20 minutes to get the beam to the top of the
>tower... this is ok... it gives everyone time to watch the lines and pulleys
>carefully as the lift is going on, and no one is so exhausted from pulling
>that they miss something...

      That's the way to do it.  Your tip to stop and check the rigging is
right on the money.  If there's any unseen friction in the system, you've got
to STOP right then and find out where it's coming from and correct it.  If it
doesn't go up smoothly, it doesn't go up.  

73,  Steve  K7LXC

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