In a message dated 99-08-03 16:02:31 EDT, R.Gorski@Astronautics.com writes:
> >Anybody out there got a good design for
> >"quick-disconnect" guy attach points for a Rohn 25
> >Hazer? Glenn-Martin was not much help on this.
> >To go past a set of guys, one has to install a
> >temporary set below the Hazer and then disconnect
> >the guys. There must be nothing in the guy point
> >attachments which protrude and intefer with Hazer.
>--In the McMaster-Carr catalog, I see 1) Load-rated spring snaps and 2)
> Pear-shaped threaded chain connectors. Either may be useful for your
> application. Farm supply houses as well as larger ACE hdw stores carry
> these devices.
Sure - as long as these devices are RATED for the same minimum breaking
strength as the rest of the whole guy wire hardware. If in doubt - leave them
OUT. I doubt that the aforementioned hardware is rated for breaking strength.
Look around for some steel carabiners or snaplinks rated at 4000#
breaking strength if yours is a 3/16" EHS guy system. You local safety supply
store probably has them.
Cheers, Steve K7LXC
Champion Radio Products
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