...at Home Depot yesterday I saw stainless steel link catchers for washing
machine rinse water drains. They looked like they would fill a 1.5"ID.
They came two to a package. For the fella that was looking for this type
stuff to place inside his boom, etc. The cost was about $2. per package of
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jim Jarvis" <email@example.com>
To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <email@example.com>
Sent: Sunday, September 10, 2006 7:18 AM
Subject: [TowerTalk] 402CD boom
> David asked:
> Ditto the boom-stays on a Cuscraft 40-2CD; can I substitute a single
> piece of 2" OD/0.125" wall 6061-T6 with a center sleeve of 10 ft of 2.125"
> I bought N2TK's 40-2CD some years ago. It had 2", .250 wall 6061-t6 boom.
> No center reinforcement. Worked fine. When the hurricane caused the oak
> take out a guyset, it rode down from 90'. The boom was the only straight
> left. Don't think I'd worry about reinforcing the center. But it was a
> 22' piece.
> I bought a 24' tube from Bethlehem Aluminum (Allentown PA) recently for
> $125, for what it's worth.
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