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[TowerTalk] no-bend pier pin idea

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Subject: [TowerTalk] no-bend pier pin idea
From: (Roderick M. Fitz-Randolph)
Date: Wed, 26 Mar 1997 16:18:44 +0000
>If I put nuts every few inches on a piece of threaded stock with
>large flat washers between each pair, would this be as effective
>for holding in concrete as bending the stock into a "J"?

No, the nuts and washers would only afford tensile resistance.
They would not afford any real twisting moment resistance.  I
would opt strongly for the J-bolts that may be purchased at most
hardware supply houses that cater to contractors.

Rod, W5HVV

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