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[TowerTalk] tower accident-- ALMOST!

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Subject: [TowerTalk] tower accident-- ALMOST!
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Date: Thu, 15 Jul 1999 19:59:37 EDT
In a message dated 99-07-15 19:27:42 EDT, writes:

> I climbed up about 3
>  ft and rehooked exerting more and more pressure and then gave a sudden jolt
>  as hard as I could---- next thing I new I was on my back on the ground! 
>  The leather strap, although looking great, had snapped in half.  Even a 3ft
>  slip shook up these old bones---- sure glad it wasnt at 190.

      Glad you're still with us, Bud. 

      Now you know why leather belts have been illegal for years.

Cheers & climb safe,   Steve    K7LXC
Champion Radio Products
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