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Re: [TowerTalk] What can I Use....?

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] What can I Use....?
Date: Wed, 2 Apr 2008 12:50:32 EDT
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In a message dated 4/2/2008 9:02:52 A.M. Pacific Daylight Time, writes:

>  I have recently acquired a Telex HyGain  HG 33 MT2  crank up tower.  I 
like to motorize it.  Not being well  versed in crank up tower mechanics, I 
would be appreciative of any and all  advice you fine contributors could 
offer!  (Doncha just love those  well crafted pleas?!!  LOL!)

>  Seriously, I am a lazy bum  and have no desire to run outside whenever I 
to raise or lower the  monster.  Pushing a button beside my radio is much 
more my  speed.

        Actually I always advise  motorized crank-up owners not to use any 
remote up/down switch where you  can't actually watch the tower as it's moving. 
I've seen several semi-fatal (to  the tower anyway) accidents where a cable 
snagged on something and broke the  main haul cable. With a small tower like 
yours I don't think you're going to get  into too much trouble but it's still 
Steve    K7LXC

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