Lee Buller wrote:
> OK...I admit it...I can't seem to understand all the procedures to install
> large beams ontop of towers. I need a picture. Has anyone done this?
> Heck, I am old plowboy from Kansas and if you can't use a logchain and a
> hook, then I need a picture.
> The way I have done this before is to place a 4 X 4 through the tower at the
> top and run two tramlines to the front yard. Slid the whole damn thin up
> there using muscle power. No pullies, no fancy carabiners, no fancy webbing.
> But, this old plowboy isn't dumb. If there is a easier way of doing this, I
> would like to know...but I needs some pictures. Anyone got any? Or an
> exhaustive essay on the subject (ala Heathkit)?
> Thanks for the bandwidth
> Lee Buller
> "Pass me that clevis...and hook it to the tractor...we're raising this pig"
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I have VHS video of the installation of the following:
1. 80 M dipole (Force 12 EF-180C) @ 149 ft using commercial gin pole by
installation crew from United States Tower Services, LTD.
2. 5 ele 20M beam (205CA) @ 100 ft on ring rotor using steel wire-rope
tram with rolling block and tackle pulled by lawn 1tractor.
3. 2 ele 40 M beam (40-2CD) @ 67 ft on ring rotor using steel wire-rope
tram with rolling block and tackle pulled by lawn tractor.
If anyone is interested in these videos, let me know. I will copy and
ship to you for cost recovery.
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