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Re: Moving Heavy Objects
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Subject: Re: Moving Heavy Objects
From: Tim Roberts <tim@kmocfm.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 2017 13:23:34 -0500
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I recommend pipes as well. I've never moved a transmitter, but I've moved a very large Harris printing press. Depending on how far you've got to go it can be pretty handy to have a couple of guys to move the pipes. Saves your back from the up and down and speeds things up substantially.

On Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 11:51 AM, Aaron Pearson <apearson.engineer@gmail.com> wrote:
So I'm about to remove a Continental 816R-2C. Rumor has it these transmitters can be pretty heavy. I know it can be removed because it was at one point installed, but I'm trying to "work smarter not throw my back out" as a wise man once said. The previous engineer informs me they muscled it through the doorway with crowbars and it was a pretty tight fit. 

Any wisdom on making my life easier that doesn't involve cutting a bigger hole in the wall? 

What's worked for you in the past? Ramps and rollers, simple-machines style? Pallet jacks? Magnetic levitation?

- Engineer Aaron from the Northwoods

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