> I don't like climbing (acrophobia), so crankups are the answer for me.
> belive me, my wife appreciates NO GUY WIRES.
> de Doug KR2Q
> //Hi Doug. With a small lot here in L.A., crankups are pretty much the
> only answer -- no room for a good guying system, and self-supporting
> non-crank-up towers have bases too large for the area I can devote, which
> is between the pool and the house. So, I installed my tower next to (but
> not attached to) the house, and now it's a permanent ladder I can use to
> access the roof -- sold my extension ladders. Very reassuring to have
> something I can crank down when the winds kick up a lot. I've also never
> had a cable bind or break, or any kind of failure at all, since 1967 or
> so. They've all been Tri-Ex, thus far.....73 de WB2WIK/6
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and ask for Sherman, W2FLA.
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