Randy, WB4UNA...Do I understand correctly that you have a 20 foot aluminum
mast with 2 feet of it in the tower and 18 feet sticking out the top with
antennas on it ??
73, Jerry K3BZ
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Sent: Thursday, January 04, 2007 2:03 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Aluminum Masts
> I have been using aluminum mast for along time. I have to say I have bent
> couple but that was all my fault for over loading them. I run the hazer
> both my towers. The hf tower the mast sticks out 18' out the top. I have
> th7,a3ws,and a d40 on the mast. On the vhf/uhf tower I have a
> 617b2,17b2,klm 31'
> for 222 and a 30' boom on 432 . This is all on 20' of mast. It has 18'
> the top of the hazer also.
> I have bent a couple of mast due to the load. I am using #80 6061 .25"
> stuff. I am going to install two more towers and will use the same mast
> them because they are light weight . I have a supplier here close to me.
> I have
> also sold many to hams and they also have been pleased with them. They
> in 20' sticks.
> WB4UNA since 1970
> Carlus M. Randy Chavis
> 247 Goff Court
> West Columbia
> SC 29172
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