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Re: How Do You Move a Mast Over the Road

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Originally Posted by TomMaine View Post
Masts quite a bit longer and heavier are moved around here on full sized PU trucks with heavy racks. Standard building contractor sort mostly, that have a forward cross bar extended over the cab.

Lashed down and with a flag on each end, I'd do the 5 miles no problem.

If you're concerned, have friends in vehicles in front and back, with flashers on.

This is how my 50' heavy spruce spar is moved to storage, down a highway, 5 miles away.
I could probably arrange the pick-up with rack as you describe. I was concerned about the long overhangs maybe permanently bending the mast. Is that a valid concern?
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