Here's another crazy one, done by your's truly. I needed to work on a
ceiling fan in our 2 story family room. Naturally, I didn't have a 14
or 16 ft A frame ladder, so I lashed these two ladders together:
My wife was standing on the bottom rung to keep it from tipping (and I'm
still here to talk about it.)
Dick, W1KSZ wrote:
> Is Andrews last name Wallenda ??
> (Sorry, couldn't resist).
> 73, Dick, W1KSZ
> firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>> Page 24 of the September / October 2007 issue of NCJ shows Andrew, from
>> KC1XX towers, using an extension ladder to reach an antenna element. The
>> ladder is somehow attached to the tower and it leans against the element and
>> he is able to climb out to repair the beam, which happens to be 185 feet
>> high. I recall many years ago seeing slides in Dayton of someone doing
>> something similar. This certainly takes pucker factor to a whole new level.
>> I wonder how common this is and what safety precautions are used with this
>> method of antenna repair.
>> John KK9A
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Barry Kutner, W2UP Newtown, PA
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