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Old 12-11-2006, 11:33 AM
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I'm curious about these. Where can you get them? ( I have browsed antenna areas on a number of web sites and I cant find them.... perhaps I dont know where to look!) Are they worth having in the first place? Push Up implies that you can loosen, raise, tthen tighten. Assuming this is true, what is the lowered length and the raised length? How high can they go without guying?(for this one assume that it might be bracketed to the house at 10'(back of the house) or about 17' ( front side of the house). I hope all this rambling makes sense... and thanks.

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Bobcat try lowes that is where i got mine...

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Do yourself a favor..
Try at your local radioshacks

ask them if they have any older models on hand
if they have older models on hand
(which are exactly same as new models)
simply ask them if you can take them off his hands

see the funny thing is...radioshack is pretty much out of this part of the business....once they have any older models on hand of those push up poles and or their 5 ft and 10 ft masts...

such push up poles and masts are no longer included on their inventories....as such managers of radioshacks with such items in stock,consisder such items as taking up otherwise good stock space..

therefore you may well be surprised to find...
most radioshacks with old model push up poles and masts in stock are more then glad to let you have them....for free

this is how i got about twenty 5 ft and twenty 10 ft masts
as well as two 36 ft and three 30 ft and two 24 ft push up masts
this was done by going only to the 2 closest radioshacks to me

i actually had to get my cousin to help me with his pick up truck to get it all..
i thought of trying more radioshacks
but frankly..i do not need as much as i have..lol

however i am nearly out of both 5 ft and 10 ft masts
in having helped several friends with installs as well as my cousin

i easly got at least $1000 worth of masts in this way

let me know how it goes

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I cant believe Lowe's would have anything like that! But I'll sure give em a call.


And, as far as Radio Shack, that's a great idea. Phone calls are cheap..... aand I have a number of them in striking range.

Thanks much.
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Except over phone they are far less likly to want to talk about it
at least in regard to giving them away

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Alot of website's sell them,like randl electronic's out of Hamilton OH.The only bad thing is the shipping is out rageous on them.I went to their store and bought a Rohn 50' pushup pole for $85.Lowe's has the 30',and i think that's as long as they have.I like mine!I have a 3 element beam on mine.
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i just got my 30' push up pole at lowe's last weekend. cost was $45.

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If I might ask, what department do they have them in?
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