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[Towertalk] Mast Coupler?

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Subject: [Towertalk] Mast Coupler?
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Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2002 15:25:49 -0500
I once tied an aluminum extension ladder to my tower with a pully on top and
used that to install a 15' steel mast.  This worked very well.  If you have
any light weight tower sections laying around you can also tie them with
rope to the side of your tower to use as a gin pole.

-John wrote:

>Greetings.  I need to get a 16ft mast down the center of a tower which is
>already standing.  I don't have a gin pole available, and it's not feasible
>remove enough braces to get it up from the bottom.  I was thinking about
>8ft sections of mast, which I could handle down the top or from the bottom
>without a problem.  This is a non-rotating mast, the bottom will be clamped
>a rotator shelf with a GM MC-10 mast adapter.  I would like to use 2" alum
>Do they make mast couplers that would enable me to splice two sections

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