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Re: [TowerTalk] ROHN 25G Fold-Over Tower

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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] ROHN 25G Fold-Over Tower
From: "Dave Hachadorian" <>
Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2007 18:33:55 -0000
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My fk2548 foldover uses a Dutton-Lainson B1200 Brake Winch:

You can use the DL specs to shop for an equivalent winch.

Dave Hachadorian, K6LL
Yuma, AZ

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Sent: Monday, March 26, 2007 4:55 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] ROHN 25G Fold-Over Tower

>I went over to look at a Rohn 25 series fold-over tower 
>last weekend at an estate sale. The tower is about to be 
>removed by a ham who wants the 25G sections, but has 
>offered to give me the fold-over assembly pieces, which he 
>doesn't plan to use. This particular tower appears to be 
>the 48' tall version. Used 25G sections seem to be often 
>available for just taking down, so with the hard to find 
>fold-over section, I hope to put up a 25G fold-over tower 
> This particular tower is missing the winch that lowers the 
> fold-over assembly and upper tower sections. Where the 
> winch was supposed to be mounted, the fold-over boom 
> section appeared to be permanently locked in place.
> The Rohn catalog and 25G fold-over drawings show a winch 
> that appears to be Rohn part number B2503F0. Does anyone 
> have any recommendation for a suitable replacement winch 
> that would allow lowering the upper fold-over section? I 
> doubt that Rohn has them available anymore, since they no 
> longer make fold-over or crankup towers. If available, 
> I'll pass along recommendations to the guy removing the 
> tower.


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