A low speed electric drill having a chuck capacity large enough to fit the
(crank) shaft will allow you to raise and lower the tower. When not being
used as the tower motor, it can be kept inside, out of the weather. If the
shaft is oversized, a reducing adapter can be machined at low cost.
73, Larry - W1GOR
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dan Bookwalter" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Sunday, August 01, 2004 8:01 PM
Subject: [TowerTalk] Motorizing a TX-472
> Ok.... i just hand cranked my TX-472 up, its 80F and
> 60% humidity and am now soaking wet... i am also a
> little overweight , lazy and short on cash . so whats
> the most economical way to motorize this thing... i
> have access to a 1HP motor , maybe even one a little
> Any Ideas ??
> Dan N8DCJ
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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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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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