In a message dated 98-06-12 12:10:42 EDT, email@example.com writes:
<< I plan to put up a tower sometime in the near future. I allready have a
TriEx LM-470D that is need of some repair. New cables, some pullies,
limit switches and some additional odds and ends. I have not been able
to get any pricing info from TriEx. This has been going on for a month
Hi, Jerry --
Do you have the Tri-Ex catalog? They have replacement parts in the back.
Maybe they have a separate parts catalog (I'm at work and don't have the info
here) but the cable sets are listed in one of them.
Are you calling them or sending email? A phone call works almost all the
time whereas email is pretty low priority.
> My dillema, do I orphan the LM-470 and buy something else ?? US Tower
HDX55 ? Trylon 64' freestanding ??
In 25 words or less? You might want a reprint of my 7-part series on
towers that appeared in my CQ Contest magazine column, "Up The Tower". It's
two bucks from Tower Tech, Box 572, Woodinvile, WA, 98072.
>> I would like to have a crankup/tiltover but when the $$ are added up the
price maybe out of hand. I have so far looked at US Tower, Trylon and
TriEx (I don't think so). >>
A tower doesn't get much more expensive than a crank-up/tilt-over so if
investment is a factor, you might want to spend some time doing more homework.
OTOH, a used, re-cabled LM-470 is a pretty decent tower and reasonable cost.
Cheers, Steve K7LXC
www.championradio.com -- Professional tower supplies and more for amateurs
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