WHY isnt it safe to climb? If it is bad guys then installing a temporary set
is an alternative.
Ive taken down 25G the quick way by releasing the guys on one side. If the
fall path is clear of obstructions the only damage is usually to the bottom
section. Cutting the legs part way thru helps minimize that damage. Having
a lot of small shrubs/ground cover will cushion the landing.
I took a 100' down that way a few years ago for a customer. Came down clean
into a wild blueberry patch, took it apart and it was up at his new QTH the
----- Original Message -----
From: "N4BAA - Jose Castillo" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, May 23, 2007 10:02 AM
Subject: [TowerTalk] 25G TAKE DOWN
> Have a local DXer who has a 95 foot 25G tower that is NOT
> safe to climb.
> It is guyed at 30/60/90 feet and NOTHING on top.
> Crane is not an option...
> Climbing is not recommended...
> What is the "Safe" method of pulling it over or cutting it
> and pulling it over? It is out away from everything so am
> open to "safe" suggestions.
> Plan on doing something with it this weekend if I can get a
> warmer....fuzzier....feeling about "how" to do this...
> Standing by for the masses...
> Thanks in Advance....
> Jose - N4BAA
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