Why would you want to tilt your tower over during a storm? The surface area
is the same and it seems that it would be in a weaker position then
Date: Sun, 24 Sep 2006 14:50:55 -0400
John Cowan wrote:
> I have been cranking my tilt-over Rohn 25 tower up and down with a manual
> boat winch for over a year now.
> Dutton-Lainson StrongArm 120V AC Electric Winch â 4000-Lb. Capacity
> I have seen these electric winches advertised at Glen Martin. I am
> if this would not be a suitable replacement for my manual winch. I need
> Anyone have any experience with these electric winches?
Can you power it when you lose 120vac?
If not you may want to go for a 12vdc winch so
you can operate it from a vehicle battery in an
Just a thought!
Living in the country and where storms sometimes
come up quickly and can knock out power one thinks
about these things -- may want to operate during an
approaching tropical storm as long as possible then
lower the tilt-over ... a big problem if AC is lost
and one lacks the necessary inverter to produce it
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