In a message dated 4/2/2008 9:02:52 A.M. Pacific Daylight Time,
> 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
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