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Is it procedure to hook the panel to yourself? I'm figuring if the panel falls, I surely wouldn't want to go with it.

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Is it procedure to hook the panel to yourself? I'm figuring if the panel falls, I surely wouldn't want to go with it.

 

And that's only one of the things that was painful to watch.

 

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And that's only one of the things that was painful to watch.

 

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The transfer of carabiner locks was killing me. I learned that you don't do that in 6th grade gym class. And why no automatic tools? Worried about over tightening?

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The transfer of carabiner locks was killing me. I learned that you don't do that in 6th grade gym class. And why no automatic tools? Worried about over tightening?

 

No gin pole...flying a panel over someones back...the video of him trying to loosen a tower support bolt with channel locks(yeah right)..bending the hell out of the jumpers.. tearing up the jumpers. The list goes on and on. I really hope that was their first install as they questioned things on mounting even I would know.

 

Speaking of the automatic tools I never used them myself. I always brought up what I needed, and only what I needed, no heavy automatic tools and batteries. I didn't have the ability to have a ground crew sending stuff up though, had to bring up everything myself as I climbed alone most of the time.

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No gin pole...

on this video

The publisher states "...the company who I will not name would not let us use a gin pole. I agree it would have made life a lot easier."

 

You make good points on everything.

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No excuse for safety. Hit the road.. there are tons of companies that would hire him the same day to climb and install with the proper tools.

 

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I don't know how y'all do it. More power to you. I don't think I'm afraid of heights. I think I'm afraid of falling.

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I don't know how y'all do it. More power to you. I don't think I'm afraid of heights. I think I'm afraid of falling.

 

Haven't done it in by years... Used to love to climb at night in the middle of the Gulf of Mexico.

 

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You couldn't pay me a million a climb to work this tower:

 

 

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I would do it!! You only live once! I guess being an industrial mechanic makes working in a complicated environment like that seem like an awesome challenge! Sign me up lol

 

 

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I would do it!! You only live once! I guess being an industrial mechanic makes working in a complicated environment like that seem like an awesome challenge! Sign me up lol

 

 

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You're crazy. 1700 feet? Nah, I'm good.

 

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You're crazy. 1700 feet? Nah, I'm good.

 

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Haha! I love it!! Thrill seeker! Great post man!! Now imma go watch it again ;-)

 

 

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I would do it!! You only live once! I guess being an industrial mechanic makes working in a complicated environment like that seem like an awesome challenge! Sign me up lol

 

 

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"You only live once" 

That's exactly why I wouldn't do it. If life was like a video game with unlimited lives, I'd be up for all sorts of dangerous things.

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You only die once too!

 

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What's your thoughts on the video?

 

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First video

 

At about 7:50 you can see the tower number written on the panel: LR54XC441

 

Whoever rigged that antenna and sent it up was a complete greenhand/tool.. 

 

Channny's are the TH's #1 tool on the tower 

 

No non autolocking beaners 

I didn't see anyone playing rough with the jumpers..( they are pretty tough if you know what you're doing) 

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