> going from three to four guys....well:
> Number 1, I dropped out of engineering school in the first year, so take this
> for what it is worth.
> Since the tower has three legs and is symetrical, it is feasable to use three
> guy points on the tower....why? since these eminate from the legs which are
> equidistant from the center of the tower. The forces on the tower are 120
> degrees apart - "equally" applied in relation to the center of the tower.
> If you were to translate its guying into a four point arrangement you should
> have something akin to a ring around the tower which has on its inside the
> capability to attach to the three legs, and on its outside the ability to
> have four equally spaced guy points....again, I am assuming - this time the
> assumption is that your guy points are 90 degrees apart from each other when
> viewed from above....the "ring" focuses the forces on the center, and the
> three attachments to the tower translate 'em on over.
> This concludes todays Mechanical Engineering for the Hint & Kink generation.
> de K4OJ
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Rohn's books show 4 guys on their fold-over 25/45's, with two
guys on one leg and one each on the other's ??????????????
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