PUSHUP  ANTENNA  MAST  &  MAST  SUPPORT

HOME of the PUSHUP  ANTENNA  MAST  by BEND-GARD®
and the DIY ‘WINCH-IT-UP’ ANTENNA  MAST SUPPORT.

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BEND-GARD®

Winch-It-Up Mast Support

OUR PURPOSE

To help you build a Pushup Antenna Mast System to include:

  1. The Antenna Mast
  2. The Mast Support structure

HOW: By putting the mast together with 5 foot sections using Bend-Gard® Couplers and raising it to say, 40-50′ using a DIY ‘Winch-It-Up’ Mast Support that allows you to work by yourself, if necessary.  This is a Complete DIY Package.

Here’s a brief breakdown of the products which are explained more fully in the ‘PRODUCTS’ link and other links.

Antenna Mast Material choices: See PRODUCTS or NOTES links for details.

  1. 1.9” OD galvanized fence rail (Industry size 1-1/2” to 1-7/8”) available in several wall thicknesses locally available to most OR
  2. 1.740” OD EMT (Electrical Metal Tubing Industry size 1-1/2”), 16 gauge wall available locally

Couplers, Guy Ring Retainer (GRR), Guy Rings

  1. 8” long DOM steel couplers (Bend-Gard® brand) that join and reinforce 5′ sections of mast.
  2. The Guy Ring Retainer(GRR) that’s placed near the top of the mast to hold the top guy ring in place.
  3. Guy Rings that are non-metallic units made by Max-Gain  Systems, Inc. that we can supply competitively.

DIY Mast Support Structure:

The plans for building your 4×4 pressure treated ‘Winch-It-Up’ Mast Support complete with standoff brackets and a strap winch

Standoff Brackets:

Standoffs are available from many online sources.  3-4” ones that are sized for a 2-1/2” mast work for this application.

To get a full understanding of these DIY projects, you should read all the links on this website before starting them.

The DIY ‘WINCH-IT-UP’ MAST SUPPORT was designed to complement and facilitate the use of BEND-GARD® products.

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