And might facilitate mounting the top tower 'outside' of the base tower,
which would look weird but make assembly and disassembly much easier.
Bill Aycock wrote:
> I have two sub-set questions---
> 1. It sounds like the larger, base tower already exists. If so, is the
> erection process going to be 'Top-down' rather than 'base-up'?
> 2. Maybe silly--but-- have you considered looking at the systems used in
> modern, looping, Steel Roller-coasters? They work well in almost all
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "jimlux" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: "Tower and HF antenna construction topics." <email@example.com>
> Sent: Sunday, March 28, 2010 12:55 AM
> Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Homebrew Crank-up
>> Stan Stockton wrote:
>>> As mentioned the lower section would be large (33 inch face) tower
>>> with 3 inch diameter legs. The top would either be 55G or 65G. I'm
>>> interested in ideas for rollers, etc. Not worried about whether it
>>> will stay up or not. There would be guy wires on lower section.
>>> Stan, K5GO
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