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Subject: [TowerTalk] Talking Used Rohn SSV down !!
From: (Dale Jones K5MM)
Date: Wed, 3 Jun 1998 03:29:35 -0700 (PDT)
 I sure would like to see a write-up on how someone can talk these
 towers down.  Hell, I can't even talk my kids into getting out of
 bed in the morning....and they come equipped with two ears and one 
 brain each.  So, there is much still to LEARN aparently

 Tnx and anxiously awaiting!!

 Dale  K5MM
At 09:50 PM 6/2/98 -0700, you wrote:
>WA6IKE bought a 120 ft SSV for $500.00.   His bid was low because he was
>talking it down and the liabilty was his.  The local tower erection co.
>would have charge over $1000.00 plus crane time ,etc., to pull it down.
>This means the owners made $1500.00 or more on the deal.
> You might look into the price that a tower erection, or in this case
>removal, Co. will charge to remove them and then make an offer.   I am sure
>the Company that owner them already knows the cost of removing.   You might
>get them under $1000.00 each.  Look into the cost of the base sections too.
> To reuse the towers, the owners would have to buy the base leggs too.
>This adds to their cost.  Good Luck  
>At 03:25 PM 6/2/98 -0400, John Vickers wrote:
>>I have a chance to buy 4 Rohn 80 ft SSV towers. They consist of the
>>following sections each --- 6N, 5N, 4N, and 3WN. Towers are standing, and
>>within a 50 mile radius of my QTH. I have access to a Boom truck and have
>>plenty of help.
>>Can someone give me an idea of a fair price to offer ???  Any help on
>>approx value is appreciated.
>>73 John / JRA

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