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[TowerTalk] An Engineering Question

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Subject: [TowerTalk] An Engineering Question
From: (Frank Donovan)
Date: Wed, 28 May 1997 06:51:32 -0400 (EDT)
This is an excellent approach, except that pipe in not a sensible shape
for an elevated guy support.  A much better choice is an I-beam, and they
are also relatively cheap and readily available at junk yards too!
Elevated guys need lots of concrete in the foundation because the guy load
tends to topple (overturn) the foundation.


On Tue, 27 May 1997, Roger wrote:

> Hello David,
>  Just for the sake of discussion, what if you took a 12 foot piece of
> 4" pipe,  buried it 4 foot in Cement and then guyed to the top of
> the pipe, you would still have basically the same angle.
>  I have basically the same situation to contend with, that is my reason
> for asking, I need the info, do we also have the strength if we have
> the same angle as before?
> 73 Roger,KO4O

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