To tell you the truth I don't know if it is truly a HyGain or not. I was told
it was but the person I bought it from had it sitting in their yard for a few
years so he could have been wrong. Is there any way to tell? all of the labels
have long since worn off.
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On May 28, 2012, at 5:25 PM, Greg <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Are you sure its a hygain? I have the hg70hd and the manual but it uses the
> rear cage with the ears welded....no T plate.
> Maybe its a us tower model?
> On May 28, 2012 4:30 PM, "Marv Shelton" <email@example.com> wrote:
> I just purchased a used HG-70HD 70 ft. crankup tower by
> Hygain. My problem is that the manual I received online is not 100%
> identical to the tower that I have. Specifically, the base mounting is
> different. In the manual, the tower base tabs are mated to matching tabs
> welded to the ends of rebar that form the base foundation cage. My tower
> came with a "T" Shaped mounting base with holes in it that apparently are
> use by a threaded rod foundation base.
> Even though I will have to have a foundation base made (the cost of a new
> one plus shipping made the decision very easy). I would like to have it made
> to utilize the "T" shaped base that I have. I believe the reason for this
> base design is to allow it to be mounted on screws on threaded rods, which
> would allow the antenna to be plumbed easily.
> Does anyone have the manual, plans and drawings for this version of the
> I'm also looking to replace the cables and other hardware throughout the
> tower. They are structurally sound, but I'd like to start with new hardware.
> If someone has a parts list that would be helpful as well.
> Thanks in advance
> Marv WA2BFW
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