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SoCal CL: Free antenna tower

Discussion in 'Dollars and Sense' started by gmc, Feb 12, 2018.

  1. gmc

    gmc AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    I'm not sure if this is the correct place for this; if not, please relocate.
    I just saw this on Orange County Craigslist (item is in Anaheim), and thought that
    someone, who likely spends a lot of time in the TUNER forum, might be interested.
    I know these things aren't cheap to purchase new. Yours free, if you act quickly.
    No affiliation.

    https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/zip/d/free-ham-radio-tower/6493705991.html
     
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  2. soundmotor

    soundmotor super modified Subscriber

    Always wanted to make speakers stands (or a whole bunch of them) from one of those.
     
  3. markshan

    markshan Sir Thrift a Lot Subscriber

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    Who is liable if it DOES damage nearby houses as it comes down? I suspect the homeowner, in spite of his disclaimer.
     
  4. goodolpg

    goodolpg Just an old fart trying to help. Subscriber

    Wonder if the base is anchored in concrete.
     
  5. ETLS

    ETLS metacarpophalangealcranium Subscriber

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    Yes.
     
  6. markshan

    markshan Sir Thrift a Lot Subscriber

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    I don't know. In the picture it looks like it is just strapped to the fascia.
     

     

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  7. I LIKE MUSIC

    I LIKE MUSIC Super Member

    It looks like it is welded to a steel plate that is sitting on the sidewalk and the ground.

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  8. SoCal Sam

    SoCal Sam Lunatic Member

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    Accident waiting to happen.
     
  9. markshan

    markshan Sir Thrift a Lot Subscriber

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    Well, yes, but should make it easier to take down. Unless the back two legs are in cement and just the front one was done that way because of the sidewalk. But if that were the case I don't think they would bother strapping it to the fascia.
     
  10. restorer-john

    restorer-john Addicted Member

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    I want to ask him if he'd consider shipping it.

    kidding.
     
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