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Re: [TowerTalk] TriEx LM70 - Offer????

To: "Bill Winkis" <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] TriEx LM70 - Offer????
From: Dino Darling <>
Date: Sun, 04 Mar 2007 21:20:37 -0800
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Lighten up Francis...

There is a LM470 w/ electric winch that just got sold here in 
Southern CA for $500.00.  I wouldn't have paid more than $300.00 for 
it.  Its being shipped to the east coast.  I remember another local 
who thought his MW50 was worth 1600.00.  Then it dropped to $800.00, 
then $400.00.  I got it for $200.00 when it wouldn't sell..  Welcome 
to the world of used towers.....and reality.

At 10:06 AM 3/4/2007, Bill Winkis wrote:

>Lee, my friend,
>Right now its Amateurs being Amateurs.......
>The trend of thinking goes something like....
>1.- He is moving and does not want the tower, but has to get it off the
>property in order to sell the property....
>2.- The tower is in an estate liquidation.....
>3.- He's in a divorce and the court will make him take the first offer and
>give it away.
>True is, I don't need to sell it its just too short at 70 feet for my
>use...I need 85 feet, ( that is where my new 4 element Quad says it wants to
>right now I have towers at 145'...104' and my test tower a hazer at 68' .
>I would like to sell it and put up another 100"+, crank-up.
>So no one will make a decent offer in hopes that the seller gets frustrated
>and say take it...take it ... its free.....just get it off my property...!!!
>If  you bought the tower today your going to lay out 11K plus........I have
>been offered $500.00 to $1800.00 for it...!!!!
>Isn't that something.....I may just keep it and put a notice on the web that
>it is sold..for $7000, just to tick-off a bunch of greedy amateurs...!!! Or
>"Good Will" will take the donation
>and give me a right off ticket for 5K.....
>So more than one way to skin the cat!!!!

Dino - K6RIX 

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