The best source for guy anchor info is from AB Chance Co. in MO. They
manufacture most or all of the anchor rods out there for the utilities.
tend to be overpriced and they dont sell ground anchors (except for screw
Chance has a whole catolog of anchoring info and the prices are right!
73, Tyler K3MM
> From: n4si <email@example.com>
> To: Towertalk <firstname.lastname@example.org>; David & Barbara Leeson
> Subject: Re: Anchor Rod Failure
> Date: Monday, December 16, 1996 9:19 PM
> > Guess what? The 5/8" rods are only good for 7300 lbs load, which
> > doesn't make much sense if the catalog says you need three 6700#
> > strength guys in each direction.
> Yes, but you're tensioning at 10% of 6700# strength. That's three
> guys at 670# each (2010# total) load. Should be plenty of safety
> factor there.
> The next size certainly won't hurt, but tension on the rods may not
> have been the cause of failure; just the catalyst.
> 73, Rod N4SI
> The DXer formerly known as N9AKE
> (c) 5 November, 1996
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