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[TowerTalk] Rohn joint bolts

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Rohn joint bolts
From: (Steve Sawyers n0yvy)
Date: Sat, 10 May 1997 01:29:23 -0500
Stan Griffiths wrote:
>Some one recently posed the question as to why the Rohn 25 bolts were fine 
>threaded and I don't ever recall hearing the answer to that question. 

I think they are fine thread to keep as much of the basic bolt materail
available for shear strength. Fine threads remove less material.

I nt eh Rohn towers the threaded portion of the bolt is in shear loading
soe more cross sectional area means a stronget bolt and joint.

de n0yvy steve

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