Hygain and Telex and there one other but don't remember off hand but used
the ear on rebar design. Since the cage is lost when the tower is sold there
a design of a flat plate plate 3/4-1 inch steel with ears. If done right a T
base would work just as well. I personally have made a set of ears to weld
on to rebar and own a flat plate design made by WA2VUN in NJ. Since he was
a PRO Welder and it was design by a PE it was a simple but heavy item. 73
[mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Marv Shelton
Sent: Tuesday, May 29, 2012 12:07 AM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Hygain HG-70HD
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 <email@example.com> 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" <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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 HG-70HD?
> 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
> If someone has a parts list that would be helpful as well.
> Thanks in advance
> Marv WA2BFW
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