Re: [WISPA] Lanyard and positioning straps (last chance tosave mylife)

2005-08-18 Thread A. Huppenthal
:-) Glad you enjoyed it. Yes, add a blindfold, take a swig of whiskey to keep warm, go alone, leave your cell phone and radio behind, and don't check the guywires, see how far you can sway the tower at the top, and bring a parachute.. :-) oh yea.. :-) Unlike my alter ego in the mock note I

Re: [WISPA] Lanyard and positioning straps (last chance to save mylife)

2005-08-17 Thread George
- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of George Sent: Wednesday, August 17, 2005 11:22 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Lanyard and positioning straps (last chance to save mylife) Brian :) Your only 21 years old, CONGRATS! When I read about guys like you

Re: [WISPA] Lanyard and positioning straps (last chance to save my life)

2005-08-17 Thread A. Huppenthal
My thought was : how can WISPA help improve safety for members? I climb more than I care to, frankly. Safety is the #1 objective. *nothing* is more important. Consider weather, weight, structure, attachment, ropes.. the list is long and I agree, a seminar/training is the way to go. Between

RE: [WISPA] Lanyard and positioning straps (last chance tosave mylife)

2005-08-17 Thread G.Villarini
: [WISPA] Lanyard and positioning straps (last chance tosave mylife) Brian is 21. Kurt is in high school. Guess I mushed them together :) George G.Villarini wrote: 21 and high school? George, you flunked kindergarten 3 times ? :-) Gino A. Villarini, Aeronet Wireless Broadband Corp. [EMAIL

Re: [WISPA] Lanyard and positioning straps (last chance to save mylife)

2005-08-17 Thread Tom DeReggi
- Original Message - From: George [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, August 17, 2005 11:21 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Lanyard and positioning straps (last chance to save mylife) Brian :) Your only 21 years old, CONGRATS! When I read about guys

Re: [WISPA] Lanyard and positioning straps (last chance tosave mylife)

2005-08-17 Thread Tom DeReggi
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RE: [WISPA] Lanyard and positioning straps (last chance tosave mylife)

2005-08-17 Thread JohnnyO
hitting the ground -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Brian Rohrbacher Sent: Wednesday, August 17, 2005 12:36 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Lanyard and positioning straps (last chance tosave mylife) IF you do that, you

Re: [WISPA] Lanyard and positioning straps (last chance tosave mylife)

2005-08-17 Thread Scott Reed
- From: Brian Rohrbacher [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, August 17, 2005 1:35 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Lanyard and positioning straps (last chance tosave mylife) IF you do that, you know at minimum, you won't fall to your

RE: [WISPA] Lanyard and positioning straps (last chance tosave mylife)

2005-08-17 Thread JohnnyO
Of Brian RohrbacherSent: Wednesday, August 17, 2005 3:41 PMTo: WISPA General ListSubject: Re: [WISPA] Lanyard and positioning straps (last chance tosave mylife)Let me say it this way. I don't want to pay for it.Scott Reed wrote: Some of this gets down to a very basic problem

RE: [WISPA] Lanyard and positioning straps (last chance tosave mylife)

2005-08-17 Thread Scott Reed
' wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wed, 17 Aug 2005 15:43:50 -0500 Subject: RE: [WISPA] Lanyard and positioning straps (last chance tosave      mylife) Scott - I really hate to blow the whistle on your post to Brian - but - I myself like many many dozens of others on the list - want to know

Re: [WISPA] Lanyard and positioning straps (last chance tosave mylife)

2005-08-17 Thread Brian Rohrbacher
om: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] On Behalf Of Brian Rohrbacher Sent: Wednesday, August 17, 2005 3:41 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Lanyard and positioning straps (last chance tosave mylife) Let me say it this way. I don't want to pay for it.

Re: [WISPA] Lanyard and positioning straps (last chance tosave mylife)

2005-08-17 Thread A. Huppenthal
First thing I do is get some leather soled, slip on shoes. I walk through the mud and hop on the tower. I take an extra jacket that I tie off to my waist and, if my legs get tired, re-tie it to the tower leg and around me. Normally, the backpack I have on is filled with tools - I bring

Re[2]: [WISPA] Lanyard and positioning straps

2005-08-16 Thread Barry at Mutual Data
Hello Brian, Tessco has climbing stuff and Tennessee Equipment is another option. Lurk on the Tower-pro list for other climbing stuff. We need to hook up for lunch someday, we are not that far apart! Barry Tuesday, August 16, 2005, 10:58:25 AM, you wrote: BR I'll need to order today. Does

RE: [WISPA] Lanyard and positioning straps

2005-08-16 Thread Rick Smith
Subject: RE: [WISPA] Lanyard and positioning straps I bought the following from tasco-safety.com - they seemed to have the best prices on good quality stuff. Item Ref. Price ea. Qty. Description 28003 $35.00 1 Master Series 1/2 x 3' Centurion Rope Lanyard 35346 $68.00

Re: [WISPA] Lanyard and positioning straps

2005-08-16 Thread Tom DeReggi
, but the sellers know what I'm referring to. Tom DeReggi - Original Message - From: Rick Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, August 16, 2005 11:51 AM Subject: RE: [WISPA] Lanyard and positioning straps I bought the following from tasco-safety.com

Re: [WISPA] Lanyard and positioning straps (last chance to save my life)

2005-08-16 Thread Bob Moldashel
Brian Rohrbacher wrote: last chance. I am ordering. Well, it's been 3 yearsbut it's time for a harness. Up until now I only climbed grain legs. I am going to go up a 90ft Rohn 25g style tower. It there anything else I need. Yeah...How about some training??? Can I get some