Now that I have a new crank up tower less than 3 months old, what do you all
recommend I inspect regularly, besides the cable/pulley integrity, winch
operation and overall structure? What should I look for besides the obvious
signs of unusual wear? I also look at the antenna mounting, rotator bolts,
inv. Vee etc. every time I plan to have it cranked down and folded over.
Is there some sort of lubricant that I need to apply to the winch and
especially the cables to assure long term reliability?
----- Original Message -----
From: "David Jordan" <email@example.com>
To: "'bill rubin'" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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Sent: Monday, February 25, 2008 10:48 AM
Subject: RE: [TowerTalk] Aluminum tower welds...Old Data circa
> I have a 100ft crank-up. I check it at least once a month. I like to keep
> my liability insurance premium as low as possible, ;-)
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> Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Aluminum tower welds...Old Data circa
> I do not think inspecting a tower once an month is realistic. But annual
> 73 Bill N1HWC
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