While walking the dogs in the back yard this afternoon I noticed a pile of
cable inside the base of my LM-470D tower. The pull down cable which terminates
in a turnbuckle at the bottom of the top section of tower has worked itself
loose and came all the way down. What I am thinking about in fixing what has
happened is this: I wait for a time with absolutely no breeze. Slowly lower the
tower as I normally would do. It is simply resting on the raising cable so
gravity should do it’s thing and cause it to slide down as it normally would.
My question is this. Shouldn't I have someone with me to make sure the now
piled up lowering cable gets wound up on the drum as it normally would do?
Anything I am overlooking?
Surely I am not the first one this has happened to? I also know now to wire the
turnbuckle to insure it doesn’t happen again. I just want to be certain there
isn’t something I am overlooking before I do it.
Thanks in advance
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