[Top] [All Lists]

[TowerTalk] power winch

To: <>
Subject: [TowerTalk] power winch
From: (
Date: Thu, 1 Mar 2001 13:45:24 EST
In a message dated 3/1/01 9:50:48 AM Pacific Standard Time, writes:

> I would not personally use a power winch for any kind of tower work or for 
>  raising a crank up tower. The reason is safety. If something binds while 
>  winch is in use, the operator may not become aware of it until after the 
> damage 
>  has been done. With a hand winch you have constant feedback about the 
>  state of the load and can easily stop and fix a bind or other problem 
>  causing harm.

    Better take note - this is from MURPHY!

Cheers,    Steve   K7LXC
Tower Tech

FAQ on WWW:     
Administrative requests:

<Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread>