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Re: [TowerTalk] Hauling Tower

To: Gary Jones <>,
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Hauling Tower
From: Hector Garcia XE2K <>
Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2007 23:14:16 -0800 (PST)
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I try to use that trailer from U-haul

i check the trailer, same cost , too much questions
abouth the use and what car will be on top, plus they
need to check mi car installation  -lights
connector-ball etc-

i get the Nations Rent trailer and get more
confortable  2 axle  and heavy duty 

--- Gary Jones <> wrote:

> Here is how I hauled a Tri-Ex LM-470 from Phoenix to
> Shreveport, and a
> HyGain HD70G crank up from Mississippi to Louisiana.
> I rented a U-Haul car-carrier. twin axle
> (conservatively rated for about
> 3,000# and built stronger than that), used to haul a
> car or SUV on top
> of the trailer. The tower needed to be positioned so
> that the base of
> the tower was forward of the standard tire ramp, and
> the tower was
> slightly angled on the trailer, and the top stuck
> off the back of the
> trailer 2 or 3 feet (I had a red safety flag on it).
> I chained the whole
> thing down so it could not move forward or backward
> (or sideways,
> obviously), and pulled it with a Ford Expedition.
> The whole system
> pulled great, no slippage, no problems. Coast around
> $45.00 a day.
> Didn't mention to UHaul I was going to be hauling a
> tower. 
>                         Gary      W5FI 
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