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Sent: Saturday, November 15, 2003 10:38 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Crank-up won't crank
> In a message dated 11/15/03 5:58:54 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> >>Carefully check the tower and If you get a name of a local tower person
> him as crank ups are dangerous and not climbable. <<
> Crank up towers can be climbable with "climbing tools."
> The problem is, you don't want to insert anything (feet, fingers) inside
> tower, in case sections come crashing down and cut your feet or hands. You
> make S (Z) type hooks for feet and hands (with straps to your limbs), that
> will just hook onto the crosspiece (tip J like hook thick enough to go
> crosspiece - brace) and have a flat bottom (L like hook) for your foot or
> hand. This would allow you to claim the tower without anything protruding
> There is enough clearance between the cross braces not to catch the hooks.
> With safety belt around the tower and resting on the "BU hooks" you should
> able to insert the safety crosspiece and do the work on the tower.
> Yuri, K3BU
> See: http://www.mscomputer.com for "Self Supporting Towers", "Wireless
Weather Stations", and lot's more. Call Toll Free, 1-800-333-9041 with any
questions and ask for Sherman, W2FLA.
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See: http://www.mscomputer.com for "Self Supporting Towers", "Wireless Weather
Stations", and lot's more. Call Toll Free, 1-800-333-9041 with any questions
and ask for Sherman, W2FLA.
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