Using a come-along to raise the mast through the thrust bearing(s) after the
antennas are installed is a problem, as the mast binds as it is pulled slightly
to the side as raised. To overcome that situation, I put a metal pulley upside
down into the mast, and connected the cable to the come-along at the opposite
side of the tower from the hoist.. .. .. so the mast was pulled more or less
straight up....worky worky!
73 --- Mark .. AA6DX Eureka, FAR NORTHERN CALIFORNIA...
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