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Date Posted by Category User IP

2013-07-24 (UTC)

NQ4E

Towers & Access

c-71-62-135-33.hsd1.va.comcast.net

Alumatower T50-XHD - Sold!

For sale is my Alumatower T50-XHD tilt/crank-up aluminum tower (new $4,590 + crating
and
shipping) with M2 Orion 2800 antenna positioner ($1,500 new), mast, Yaesu thrust
bearing,
controller cable, Green Heron RT-21 rotator control ($570 new), and
Alumatower MP-2D in-ground mounting pole ($1,089 new) and Dewalt high power drill
which
raises the antennas from 25 to 50 feet in about a minute. This setup was installed in
1/2010 and
It is quite simply amazing. The mounting pole is installed - NO
CONCRETE - six feet into the ground. Metal "fans" stabilize it in the ground using only dirt.
Rent
an auger with a 12" bit and dig a hole, mount the pole, fill the dirt back in, water it and let
firm
up for maybe a few weeks before putting any windload on it. It has
withstood 60+ mph winds and barely moves. I have not used any guys but brackets are
installed
on the tower. It tilts over for easy antenna mounting and service; lower for a storm etc. It
currently is supporting two Optibeam antennas: an OB 9-5 and OB 2-40 40M
beam. Short of having a huge field with 120' towers, this assembly is the best. This is not
an
inexpensive setup but could be the only one you ever need. I really get out and rarely use
my
amp. Prefer to sell the entire package but will consider parting out if someone
first wants the tower only. We could also talk about a package with the antennas as well.
Everything was about $8,000 new plus shipping; I am asking $6,000. Setup is still mounted
and I
will need to disassemble and remove from ground.Purchaser responsible for
taking delivery/pickup but will assist in any way I can. No trades. Split Paypal

I am preparing to move, disassembling my shack and having a big sale. Check out my
other
items as I post them. Also, you can check out my shack pics on QRZ.com - virtually
everything
you see there will be for sale. It is ALL in excellent condition, purchased since
2010; non-smoker. Major items: ACOM 2000A linear, ICOM IC-7700; Elecraft K3 with every
option/filters and Panadapter; Optibeam OB 9-5 and OB 2-40; Alumatower T50-XHD
tilt/telescoping tower with in-ground mounting pole, M2 Orion 2800 antenna
positioner, Green Heron rotator control, mast; full W2IHY suite; TE Systems 1450 GS 2m
amp;
tons of cables, connectors, stuff. I had the luxury of purchasing what I thought was the
best
equipment around, loved assembling the shack, but really not using it and
downsizing. I am only occasionally on the radio - not at all in the last few months, and not
a
contester. I would be willing to discuss a shack clean-out package price. Will consider
reasonable offers on all items. Please advise if you
need pics but everything is as seen on manufacturer's websites. 100% feedback
on ebay: seal2cc

This was marked by the originator on 2013-07-24 (UTC) as being sold.

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