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Re: [TowerTalk] Final tower project questions

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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Final tower project questions
From: "Al Williams" <>
Date: Thu, 27 Apr 2006 07:30:47 -0700
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From: "BILL STRAW" <>
Sent: Wednesday, April 26, 2006 2:24 PM
Subject: [TowerTalk] Final tower project questions

> So the question - since the OR2800 can support a vertical load of
> 1800 lbs, do we just lower the mast/antenna until it is resting on
> the rotor plate, tighten the clamps, and then tighten the eccentric
> locking collar? Or do we lower it to an inch above the rotor plate,
> tighten the eccentric locking collar, then tighten the clamps, so
> there is no weight on the rotor?

I strongly suggest that you research (check with m2, towertalk archives, 
etc.) the proper
procedure for tightening the OR2800 clamps.  Otherwise the clamps may not 
keep the
mast from slipping.  Even with proper tightening they may still slip?



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