[TowerTalk] Taking delivery of crankup tower

Kelly Johnson n6kj.kelly at gmail.com
Wed Nov 2 14:25:20 EST 2005

Yea, I was thinking about an engine hoist myself, but I was concerned about
supporting the tower only in the middle. I've been told in the past that
these things are so heavy that supporting them only in the middle can damage
them. I'm not sure how the come-along would work.

On 11/2/05, KJ6Y at aol.com <KJ6Y at aol.com> wrote:
> I use an engine hoist and a come-along to get them off the truck. You can
> rent them for $20-30 a day. Shouldn't take more than an hour.
> I then have a 4 wheel dolly about 2 ft square with large wheels that go in
> all directions. Mount the tower in the middle at the balance point. Allows
> you to maneuver at angles and sideways. I've been doing it this way for
> almost 30 years.
> Skip, KJ6Y
> Communications Service Co <http://members.aol.com/kj6y/skip.html>
> 818-887-3569

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