BTW, this method would resemble a 'track' style ginpole. In fact one of
my ginpoles is actually made of 60' of Rohn 55, with a custom
roosterhead on top and custom base unit. Mine is attached with slings,
but the track style pole is very common in lengths up to 160' or more.
Steve Maki wrote:
> And might facilitate mounting the top tower 'outside' of the base tower,
> which would look weird but make assembly and disassembly much easier.
> -Steve K8LX
> 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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