|[AMRadio] Transmitter fitting|
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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