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[TowerTalk] Rohn joint bolts

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Rohn joint bolts
From: (Kenneth D. Grimm)
Date: Mon, 12 May 1997 07:41:52 -0400
Roderick M. Fitz-Randolph wrote:

> I suppose it inevitably comes down to the decision of each individual that
> installs a tower but after seeing the rusted through and nearly rusted
> through bolts supplied by Rohn for installation of those towers I've
> "de-installed", I'll put my trust and belief in those stainless bolts and
> nylon-inserted lock nuts!!!
> 73, Rod  W5HVV

I have done the same with Heights aluminum towers for years.  I put the
first one up using the plated hardware.  Ever since, stainless only! 
When one of these towers fails because of stainless steel hardware, I
will rethink my decision, but not before....29 years and counting.

73, Ken K4XL

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