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[TowerTalk] Ginpole for 20 foot sections

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Ginpole for 20 foot sections
From: (Frank & Barb Ayers)
Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2001 11:02:00 -0400
Richard Thorne wrote -
>I think its called a crane :-).  I've helped put up several 25g and
>45g towers in my ham career.  The 45g sections usually
>required 2 if not 3 people to pull the section up
>safely.  I'm sure some sort of winch would be required to pull up
>420lbs assuming you could find/manufacture a gin pole that would handle it.

Another thought. A gin pole hefty enough to handle that kind of load on a 20
foot section would  itself be quite unwieldy to raise after each new section
is put in place.


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