[BARC] Falling Derrick

Scott Neader KA9FOX ka9fox at qth.com
Fri Jan 13 20:47:27 PST 2006

I didn't even know Derrick has fallen, and now they already have a method 
named after him.  I wondered why there hadn't been any mail on this list 
for 3 years.

- foxbert

At 11:08 AM 1/13/2006 -0600, you wrote:
>Can anyone point me to some good pics of either the falling derrick method
>of raising a 50' 2 1/8 alum vertical...actually 4 of them OR another
>recommended method.  I need to be able to do this by myself, or with a
>little help from the xyl,  probably several times each to adjust the 4 sq.
>Any other methods that are safe for me, the vertical and especially the xyl
>would be welcome advice. The permanent supports are installed and
>ready...the typical 2X4 tilt ups in concrete, about 5 feet out of the
>Thanks, Tommy WD4K

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