[TowerTalk] Identify big aluminum tower ?

d.dimitry d.dimitry@mci2000.com
Mon, 16 Nov 1998 13:08:18 -0600

>From your description so far, it seems very likely that it is one of our
Heights aluminum crank-up towers.

I would like to know a couple sample leg tube diameters on the sections to
verify this.


-----Original Message-----
From: warren munro <wmunro@lava.net>
To: towertalk@contesting.com <towertalk@contesting.com>
Cc: hiham@qth.net <hiham@qth.net>
Date: Monday, November 16, 1998 12:13 PM
Subject: [TowerTalk] Identify big aluminum tower ?

>Can anyone help identify a big aluminum triangular tower I have come across
>It is BIG, evidently a 3 section crankup, though the raising hardware is
>missing.  The face width of the base section is 24 inches and each of the
>three sections is 24 feet long (being built up of 8 feet sections).  There
>is sturdy Z-bracing welded to the side rails.  All sections join with swage
>& bolts.
>The truly unique part is that on the two lower sections there are sets of
>rubber rollers to cushion the up-and-down motion.  The base section has 2
>sets of 3 rollers and the next section has 2 sets of rubber rollers.  The
>third (top ?) section has no rollers.
>Anyone familiar with this type of tower - do you have any idea on a source
>of the rollers, as those on tower are completely shot.
>I remember an AlPar or AllPar tower being advertised in QST.  Do this ring
>a bell with anyone ?
>Any info would be greatly appreciated.
>73, Warren KH6WM
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