It was a beautiful day to take down the tower. A few drops of rain fell from a grumpy cloud but literally that was all ... a few drops.
Everyone was well prepared, practiced good safety procedures and paid attention to the guys on the tower. The owner of the antenna put Liquid Wrench on the nuts and bolts the night before. That helped with the disassembly. Nick provided the torque wrench air tool and compressor. Bob WC3O was on the antenna loosening the antenna before I showed up at 8:15 that morning.
Thanks to everyone on site, the antenna and tower was an easy disassembly taking from about 8AM to 12:15. The site was left with only the pad remaining. The studs were cut and ground down flush with the concrete.
The remaining 4 by 4 by 6 foot deep 30 years of cured concrete pad would make a great bird bath or meditation ball support :~)
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