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[TowerTalk] Rebar In Tower Base

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Rebar In Tower Base
From: (Malcolm Clark)
Date: Wed, 01 Apr 1998 17:58:10 +0000
Tom Wagner wrote:
> Malcolm --
> If you are sinking the tower base in the concrete, what is
> the purpose of the rebar?  I would think that a tower section
> would provide all the reinforcement necessary for the base.

Well the base Rohn calls for is 4x4x4.  Apparently the tower itself is
not sufficient.  Bracketed towers get to use a smaller base (2x2x4 or
2Dx4) and Rohn does not call for rebar in those.  But they do for the
one I will be pouring--so in it goes.

73 Malcolm KR4HP

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