You have to take it one more step and have it fold over. Just did my
installation of a 4el SteppIR and my feet never left the ground. Oh yes its
an aluminum 75ft.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Joe Subich, K4IK" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "'Jim Lux'" <email@example.com>; <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Friday, November 19, 2004 9:19 PM
Subject: RE: why crankup..Re: [TowerTalk] Looking for some tower advice
> > Steve's comment about buying one so that you can work on it,
> > though, is appropriate. It makes little difference whether
> > you climb 10 feet or 70 from a safety standpoint.
> There seem to be a couple of advantages to a crank-up here in
> hurricane country ... it seems like most of the antennas on
> crank-ups survived the recent triple threat (they were down
> at 20' or so) while many of the fixed systems failed.
> Secondly, by bringing the antennas down to 20' or so, it is
> possible to work on them without climbing at all by using a
> 20 to 25' scissor (man) lift.
> Admittedly, they are not for everybody but I'm considering
> them seriously post-hurricane.
> ... Joe, K4IK
> 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
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