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Re: [TowerTalk] 2nd Rotor Shelf TX-455

To: John Hudson <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] 2nd Rotor Shelf TX-455
From: "Richard (Rick) Karlquist" <>
Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2012 15:21:45 -0800
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On 1/18/2012 1:20 PM, John Hudson wrote:

> a pretty good load on the tower when raising and lowering. I want to drop
> the rotor about 5 more feet into the tower but US Tower offers no accessory
> shelf. The TX-455 bracings are slanted and not horizontal like Rohn tower

If you dropped it another 5 feet, you would have to extend the tower
twice as much to get the rotor to clear the next section down so you
could access it for servicing.  This is another reason why you don't see 
this being done.  Had you considered how you were going to do this?

Rick N6Rk

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