[TowerTalk] How to replace a winch, while the tower is in the raised position

Terrence R. Redding PH.D. terry at oltraining.com
Sun Dec 30 23:32:29 EST 2007

It has only happened once to me.  But I will consider replacing the friction
break winch the next time it seems abnormally hard to crank.  It appears the
failure is associated the plates sticking together and crank becoming
increasingly loose through repeated attempts to start the winch lowering the

Hmm, or were you just commenting on the previous subject line.  I think the
answer is, it happens routinely as a matter of course.

Terry - W6LMJ

On 12/30/07 7:30 AM, "towertalk-request at contesting.com"
<towertalk-request at contesting.com> wrote:

> Message: 7
> Date: Sun, 30 Dec 2007 08:38:28 -0600
> From: "AD5VJ  Bob" <rtnmi at sbcglobal.net>
> Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] How to replace a wench, while the tower is in
> the raised position
> To: "'Bill Turner'" <dezrat at copper.net>, <towertalk at contesting.com>
> Message-ID: <01b401c84af1$a511a570$6601a8c0 at D9FBHB71>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"
> Do you mean this happens allot to crank ups??
> Bob AD5VJ

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