W4ABC - Jon Pearl

Hi John.

I have a UST TX-455 and use the D-L WG2000 Worm Gear Winch with Hex Drive for folding over the tower:

Granger lists a 3000# Worm Drive Winch (no hex drive):


Jon Pearl - W4ABC

On 1/28/2021 7:36 PM, John Kuklewicz N7ZN wrote:

I also would prefer something with more margin.

At the moment, the lowering fixture has a Fulton K2550 brake winch, which I had the manufacturer upgrade from the standard K1500.

I think the 2000 pound worm winch will be OK. Possibly I might double line it with a block on the tower side. (Going to need more wire rope, though.)

73 John N7ZN

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