Even when the factory bases were still available a local, W3IO, opted to
have one made at a local metal shop, it being considerably less
expensive. The result was very nice. He can probably give you info on
the shop, etc. Phone him at 703-641-0719. Ask for Burt.
73 - Rich, KE3Q
On Thu, 4 Jun 1998, Daniel Baker wrote:
> Hy-Gain has discontinued its tower line. I called them about the
> availability of bases for the HG54HD (54 foot crank up) tower. I was told
> there are no bases in stock and no material to build a new base. Since
> they are discontinued they will not be ordering any additional material.
> The tower must be bolted to a Hy-Gain base structure which have special
> flanges on the end of the tower which mate with flanges on the base. This
> allows the tower to fold over at the tower-base point. It doesn't look
> like J bolts or similar would work. Any one have any ideas on how to get a
> base for one of these Hy-Gain towers?
> Dan K9HZ
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