[TowerTalk] Clever Solution for moving a tower
robin.midgett at vanderbilt.edu
Thu Feb 27 14:41:38 EST 2003
Rent a gantry and an electric hoist, or a chain hoist. Pick the tower up
with the hoist connected to the gantry, back a trailer underneath the
tower, set 'her down.
At 10:04 PM 2/25/2003 -0800, Michael Hatzakis, Jr wrote:
>Ok guys, looking for some clever solutions. I just bought a tower, MA-550
>with raising fixture and rotor base, sort of used. It's in Portland, I'm in
>Seattle (250 miles away). It was an opportunity I just couldnt pass up. I
>now need to go pick it up. It's too heavy for a couple of guys to get it.
>There arent any rental co's that I can find such that I can rent a trailer
>so perhaps a tow could put it onto. It's 435 lbs, 22 feet long.
>Suggestions on how to get it up here?
>Michael Hatzakis, Jr
>See: http://www.mscomputer.com for "Self Supporting Towers", "Wireless
>Weather Stations", and lot's more. Call Toll Free, 1-800-333-9041 with
>any questions and ask for Sherman, W2FLA.
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Robin Midgett KB4IDC
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