Is there a known source for Chromalloy masts. Texas Towers perhaps? I
understand that these are the ultimate in tower masts.
> From: Lee Buller <email@example.com>
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Ok, What to use for a Mast?
> Date: Tuesday, December 03, 1996 3:18 PM
> I've been trying to keep up with the information on Masts, but seem to be
> missing something here.
> I am going to re-do my mast on my 60 foot tower in the spring. I'm not
> going to tell you what I currently have because it is wrong, but it has
> worked for 10 years. But it is time. Understand, the only thing this
> is doing is keeping up a TA-33. (No laughing from the back row, please)
> The TA-33 is close to the throat of Rohn pointy-top tower and the rotor
> high in the tower.
> My plan is to place 2" mast into the tower, lower the rotor to the bottom
> the first section and place a thrust bearing where the rotor would mount
> the top. I plan to place a slightly larger antenna on the tower in the
> fall...like a TH7 or .... something! I don't know yet.
> If schedule 80 iron or steel pipe is not recommended...then what is?
> do you get it? What is the cost?
> I live in Southcentral Kansas, near Wichita, which is known for a tornado
> twoand strong straight line winds from time to time. What kills towers
> here is four or five days of 30 to 40 MPH winds.
> Comments to:
> Lee, K0WA
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