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Re: [TowerTalk] Motorizing a TX-472

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Motorizing a TX-472
From: "Paul Playford" <>
Date: Mon, 2 Aug 2004 21:32:46 -0000
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KI7NF wrote an article "Motorizing Your Crank-up Tower Isn't Difficult"
which appears to be exactly what you want.

Sorry, I do not know which magazine it was published in or the year (maybe
1997).  All I have is it starts on page 151.

Perhaps a google search will lead to where the info may be found on the web.
The .TIF files come to a little over 4 Mb and if necessary I can email them
to you as attachments.

de Paul, W8AEF

The .TIF images come to about 4Mb so
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dan Bookwalter" <>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, August 02, 2004 12:01 AM
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
> bigger.
> Any Ideas ??
> Dan N8DCJ


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