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From: "Carrington, Walter" <Walter.Carrington@umassmed.edu>
Sent: Wednesday, January 25, 2006 9:02 PM
Subject: [TowerTalk] what winch to use for a 40 ft tower
> Harbor Freight:
> * Load capacity: 2000 lbs.
> * Cable:3/16'' x25 ft.
> * Gearbox: worm gear
> * Shipping weight: 11.6 lbs.
> ITEM 5798-1VGA $29.99
> I have one for the same application but haven't put anything up yet.
> Alan said: "I do 40 ft here with a hinge base plate and yes it moves
> a little in a strong wind. If I go up it I tie some ropes as guys to
Note on ROHN hinge baseplate in catalog. "Use only with guyed towers."
Roger Halstead (K8RI and ARRL 40 year Life Member)
N833R - World's oldest Debonair CD-2
> support it."
> Do you mean you don't use guys at all, or you add extra guys when you
> climb it?
> --Walter, K1CMF
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