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[TowerTalk] Climbing alone ?

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Climbing alone ?
From: (TOMK5RC)
Date: Mon, 22 Dec 1997 11:43:19 EST
In a message dated 97-12-22 11:15:22 EST, writes:

<< loosen the gin pole clamp slightly (where the gin pole itself goes 
 through the clamp, not where the clamp hooks onto tower leg) so that the 
 pole will slip, slowly, with resistance, downward.  This way you can 
 lower the section while maintaining control.  Lower it a few inches, work 
 th >>


I'm sure you've got this down to a science. I would really worry about how
long it would take folks to get through the learning curve and how many tower
sections they would wear before they got the feel of the process. Sounds like
there should be lots of warnings about using this techinque.

Tom, K5RC/7

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