[TowerTalk] Telescoping Mast

Al Williams alwilliams@olywa.net
Wed, 29 Mar 2000 16:29:04 -0800

Well now,  six weeks after this previous posting , we are learning that one
tower manufacturer doesn't support servicing or replacement parts for his
own product!!!!!!!!!!


-----Original Message-----
From: Al Williams <alwilliams@olywa.net>
To: N4RE@aol.com <N4RE@aol.com>; towertalk@contesting.com
Date: Sunday, February 20, 2000 4:17 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Telescoping Mast

>I am in the later stages of determining which tower(s) to purchase
>and erect--sure would like to see a dialog on servicing towers
>i.e. especially replacement parts for the various mfrs.
>-----Original Message-----
>From: N4RE@aol.com <N4RE@aol.com>
>To: towertalk@contesting.com <towertalk@contesting.com>
>Date: Sunday, February 20, 2000 1:39 PM
>Subject: [TowerTalk] Telescoping Mast
>>I have a TELE-TOW'R Model 55 Breakover tower that I purchased in 1978. The
>>3/16" aircraft cable used to telescope the mast finally broke. As far as I
>>can determine they are now out of business now and I need instructions on
>>to get the mast apart so that I can replace the cable.
>>It looks similar, almost identical, to the US TOWER MA-550 Tubular Tower.
>>However, when I ask US TOWER for help, I was informed they only sell
>>not service them.
>>Does anyone know how to replace the cable?
>>Rick Eller, N4RE, n4re@arrl.net
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