[AMRadio] Transmitter fitting

Rick Brashear rickbras at airmail.net
Sat Dec 2 11:30:06 EST 2006

Thanks Bob... that is some mighty good advice.  I'm no spring chicken 
and have a bad back, so it might be well worth the money.


Robert Nickels wrote:

> Hi Rick,
> Sounds like a challenging project - but worth  the effort.  I'm 
> afflicted with "heavy metal fever" that's not limited to just radios, 
> and there are some interesting stories on the web of how home 
> machinists have moved things like milling machines and lathes into 
> basement workshops, a process that generally requires at least partial 
> disassembly and careful planning.   Whether it's a 2400 pound 
> Bridgeport or a 1500 pound RCA, both are beyond the capabilities of 
> most amateurs, and my suggestion is to consider hiring a 
> professional.  A piano mover may be willing to help you out, otherwise 
> look for a professional machine rigger who has the equipment and 
> know-how to do the job safely.
> I always figure "I can do anything" myself, but when it comes to 
> moving really heavy stuff, I've learned it's worth the cost and 
> peace-of-mind to hire a pro.
> 73, Bob W9RAN

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