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[TowerTalk] reason for Rohn 45 top section holes

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Subject: [TowerTalk] reason for Rohn 45 top section holes
From: (Stan Griffiths)
Date: Wed, 7 May 1997 01:35:00 -0700 (PDT)
>The holes at the top of the legs of a Rohn top section an undoubtedly
>drain holes for the hot-dip galvanizing process - so that the extra zince
>can drain out no matter which end of the tower comes up out of the bath
>Being cheap, and greedy, I think using a regular 10' section with a
>removable Rohn top plate makes a lot more sense - also, the Top Plate
>has ears for guy wire on it.  The regular top section is taller (greedy
>for height) and it you later are able to extend your tower you don't
>have to remove a section first.
>Terry Zivney, N4TZ/9

This makes some sense for 45G.  With 25G, you would find a problem trying to
mount the rotator plate anywhere except at the junction of the top section
and the one below it.


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