In a message dated 4/3/2010 6:34:43 A.M. Pacific Daylight Time,
> We just went through a big wind storm all last night [ thursday
night/fri morning]. The commercial AC power flickered and dimmed
a few times. It eventually died for 2 hrs.
> Ok, what happens with the HDX-689... when it's fully extended, and
els all broadside to the wind.. and power goes off ??
> Can these things be brought down manually .. safely.... by another
method ?? [ hand winch, cordless drill, etc]
I don't think anyone mentioned taking the guard off of the motor V-belt
and then removing the belt. Then you can turn the transmission pulley by
hand. It's a slow laborious process but coming down is relatively easy -
gravity is your friend. Raising it is much harder manually.
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