I'd like a used heavy-duty tower like that, too - in the Portland, OR area. All
the ones I ever seem to find are a long ways away, and would cost a fortune to
>From: Dino Darling <email@example.com>
>Sent: Mar 4, 2007 9:20 PM
>To: Bill Winkis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Cc: TowerTalk@contesting.com, Lee Armitage <LEE@GJ.NET>
>Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] TriEx LM70 - Offer????
>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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