|Subject:||[TowerTalk] climbing towers not built by pros|
|From:||Pete Smith <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Wed, 25 Aug 2004 08:13:56 -0400|
At 05:16 AM 8/25/2004, Csamiam5@aol.com wrote:|
Would you climb a tower built by some one other than a pro?
Yes, of course. I climb my 97-foot Rohn 25 frequently. I built it myself, my first tower, with the advice of other experienced hams and a lot of input from Towertalk. I *do* routinely check the guy anchors, all turnbuckles, etc. before I get on the tower. I would be more careful of towers built by other people, particularly if I was unaware of the status of preventive maintenance, and I'm aware that a lot of unsafe towers are out there..
73, Pete N4ZR
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