----- Original Message -----
From: "SJ W3TX" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Thomas Tow" <email@example.com>; <Towertalk@contesting.com>
Sent: Friday, January 13, 2006 11:43 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] raising verticals
> Another option is to use a bucket truck (if the location is
> appropriate...ie. no nearby power lines, etc).
> They can be rented very cheaply, and it eliminates all the need for the
> derrick hardware. Also eliminates the winch, which can be dangerous
> (freewheeling risk and cable snapback risk)
> I wasn't impressed with the safety of falling derrick when I tried it.
> Bucket truck is my recommendation.
Never rolled a bucket truck on soft ground I take it? <:-))
Roger Halstead (K8RI and ARRL 40 year Life Member)
N833R - World's oldest Debonair CD-2
> 73, Scott W3TX
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