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[TowerTalk] KA1CLX tower update

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Subject: [TowerTalk] KA1CLX tower update
From: (Scott Bullock)
Date: Thu, 18 Sep 1997 05:08:39 -0400
Hi Bob and all, NEVER NEVER weld structural rebar cages together-the heat
changes the characteristics of the rebar, if it was to fail,it would fail
around the area of the weld. Rebar is meant to be tied with wire, there is
even a tool to twist it automatically-I'm borrowing one from a buddy today.
Saves the wrists you know.:) (partially lazy too)

>Have you thought about welding the rebar together rather then tieing it,
>ala reefer, to be used as part of the grounding system?  I but up a
>small tower 2 years ago and wished I had tried using it as part of the
>ground system, like Polyphaser talks about. Just an idea.
>Good luck,
>Bob N8YGG
>15 miles east of Dayton

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