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[TowerTalk] Erecting a 40' Universal tilt base tower

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Erecting a 40' Universal tilt base tower
From: (Don Havlicek)
Date: Thu May 15 21:05:45 2003
Yes to your question .. it's easy to do that way  ![speaking from 
experience with lifting a 70' tower with three monobanders at the top 
doing just what you say]

Alan Young wrote:
> I am in need of some ideas on raising a tilt over base, 40 Universal tower.  
> It is aluminum, with a rotator, 20 lb 9 ft. mast and a Force 12 C3ss antenna 
> that is about 30 lbs.  The tower can be walked up hand over hand by myself 
> without the ant, mast, and rotator, but we tried with 4 large people and 
> couldn't get it past about 30 degrees.  No more leverage at our height.  Is 
> it possible and wise to attatch a line at the 30' level, route it above the 
> peak of a roof and use a vehicle to pull it up?  Any thoughts or suggestioins 
> would be most helpful.
> Thanks,
> Alan Young
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