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Borvig Detachable (With Leitner Equipment)

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#1 Skier72

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Posted 21 January 2021 - 02:24 PM

So, apparently Borvig made a detachable chairlift (Spirit Mountain, Minnesota) with Leitner grips and sheaves. I'm wondering if this was a one of a kind lift, or did Borvig attempt at making any detachables anywhere else?

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#2 Lift Dinosaur

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Posted 21 January 2021 - 05:47 PM

Borvig purchased sheave assemblies, grips, carriers, terminal mechanisms (acceleration, deceleration and turn arounds) and electronics associated with chair spacing and anti-collision directly from Leitner. Borvig engineered and built the terminal masts, towers and cross arms, and the drive terminal and associated equipment.

This post has been edited by Lift Dinosaur: 21 January 2021 - 05:51 PM

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