I'm considering using elevated guys for an upcoming tower project. Some
folks use large diameter tubing for the anchors, while some use I beams.
There seems to be a lot of data about the strength of tubing, but I haven't
seen any information about the strength of I beams. I beams come in a wide
variety of sizes, and perhaps materials as well, although I'm not sure about
Can anyone shed some light on the strength of I beams?
Some facts about my project:
80' Rohn 45
2 sets of guys (per Rohn catalog)
80 mph wind zone
antennas still in planning, but nothing too massive (3 el 40M, 3 el 30M side
Any comments about the merits of I beams versus tubing would also be
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