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From: (Jerry Keller)
Date: Mon Feb 10 13:03:34 2003
Favorite Tower Construction Tip: If you have plenty of $, hire a pro. If
you're on a budget, compromise on height.  If you must do it yourself,
construct a tilt-over tower on the ground and tilt it up into place. Safety
above all else....leave climbing to the pros.   Jerry K3BZ

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Subject: [TowerTalk] My favorite tower tip is...

Greetings, TowerTalkians --

    Here's a chance to share your experience with the rest of us. What's
favorite tower construction tip? What do you do that makes your tower work
easier, safer, faster, etc.?

    I'll start with a couple even though it puts me over-quota - hi.

    Ever notice how parts seem to disappear in the bottom of your tool bag?
like to have two tool pouches (bolt bags) on my belt - one for tools (left)
and the other for parts (right). Saves lots of hassle.

    A tower climber's best friends are carabiners and slings. You can use
them for just about anything; i.e. pulling a mast up safely and easily,
attaching just about ANYTHING, holding something temporarily in a second
without dropping a part (like a clevis). I climb with around a dozen of each
and sometimes doing something tricky I use EVERY PIECE I've got with me.

    Okay, now it's your turn.

Steve     K7LXC
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