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Subject: [TowerTalk] C-19XR or Skyhawk
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Date: Fri, 19 Feb 2010 16:24:24 -0600 (CST)
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I cannot speak for the C-19XR, but I had experience with a Skyhawk a few years 
ago.  Short story  - my Skyhawk's boom broke in an ice storm that left my near 
neighbor's Th7s and Mosley beams intact, as well as a Cushcraft D3W mounted 
above in on the mast.  In addition, all the 20 meter elements had permanent 
bends, both at the center and at the outermost joints.  I would never put up 
another Skyhawk up without a boom truss.  It worked well electricaly, but in 
spite of all the advertising hype wasn't as mechanically strong as the local 


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