So.... I’m finally retiring in September and I’m hefting the 7854, 11401, 577, 547, 570 and 575 out of the basement, yikes! At least there is an elevator.
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George — KD6NEW
On Apr 11, 2019, at 5:04 PM, Harvey White <email@example.com> wrote:
On Thu, 11 Apr 2019 21:08:36 +0000 (UTC), you wrote:If you had the room, perhaps you could make an overhead lift out of
Hamfests! I totally agree. My 575 is on an appropriate vintage cart, as is my 545. My 7854 is on a Tek cart as well (probably not the correct one, but it works). But there is no way I would want to pay for shipping on something so big as a cart. I got mine at hamfests. Great investments!Dan
some garage door track, some tubular steel, and (if you want) an
electric tow hook.
Might not be a bad idea for those with some of the 500 series scopes,
and far more convenient than an engine hoist.
Harbor freight makes scissors lifts, that with a ramp, might also do a
decent job of lifting a scope.
On Thursday, April 11, 2019, 2:46:59 PM EDT, Phillip Potter <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
This is me, all the way!
Last summer, a 575 jumped (the previous owner lifted it) into my van and
it came home with me... OMGosh! I had to hire a youngster to heft it
out.?? I am disabled with Cerebral Palsy, so now I have a scope that I
can't lift... drats, but I did want one tube Tek piece for my Tek
Collection.?? I might have been too hasty, but it comes from a fella who
is my test gear go to guy who lives only about 50 miles from my summer
home.?? He's divesting (his wife's idea...) and I am
investing/ingesting/regressing... whatever.?? I sure could use a Tek cart
for that 575.
On 4/11/2019 10:27 AM, Daniel Koller via Groups.Io wrote:
trying desperately to put a personal moratorium on acquiring anything that requires a 2-man lift.