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[TowerTalk] US Tower -- Pully Replacement?

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Subject: [TowerTalk] US Tower -- Pully Replacement?
From: (k6ct)
Date: Sun, 1 Feb 1998 13:03:45 -0800
The world is made up of referees and players, it's the players who have the
fun and rewarding experiences. Your questions are welcome here, keep it up,
this is where we all learn by others issues and solutions.
73 Tom

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From: Larry Burke <>
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Date: Sunday, February 01, 1998 6:00 AM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] US Tower -- Pully Replacement?

>Charlie --
>It's not clear from your note whether you are chastising me for asking this
>question of the reflector or criticizing US Tower for not including this
>information in their literature. In either case, your reply offers little
>the way of constructive information. Let me clear a few things up:
>(1) If it really matters, the tower cost $1,400 not $10K.
>(2) I am the original owner and have the original paperwork. The manual
>makes no reference to replacement of the pulleys, only the cable. I never
>said there was, as you put it, "NOT ONE WORD of instructions".
>(3) A factory rep told me it was NOT necessary to replace the pulleys along
>with the cables. HOWEVER...
>(4) I was turning to TowerTalk to seek advice from those who have actually
>USED the equipment NOT just those who have built it. Geeze, I thought that
>was what the reflector was all about... sharing PRACTICAL experiences. If
>could get EVERYTHING from a manual NOONE would need the reflector.
>To those of you who have offered some useful feedback, I'd like to take
>opportunity to say "thanks". Seems the pulleys do need attention, despite
>the manufacturer's comments. At least one individual told me the story of
>complete pulley failure due to neglect. I could relate to his useful
>explanation given the particular problem I am having. Thanks all (well,
>almost all)!
>Larry WI5A
>At 06:06 AM 2/1/98 -0600, you wrote:
>>US Towers should have a complete instruction book that comes with every
>>tower so you don't have to ask a reflector these kinds of questions.  I
>>have never had the pleasure before of buying a 10K item and having not
>>one word, let me say this again, NOT ONE WORD, of directions!
>>Charlie, W0YG..>>
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