Have you ever tried to disassemble a tower with deformed legs from
overtightening? A ROYAL PAIN !
The ONLY purpose I can see for the nuts is to keep the bolts from
falling out. The bolts hold the legs together. I doubt that tightening
them increases this function by any significant amount.
de Tom N4KG
On Thu, 11 Nov 1999 23:01:42 -0500 "Tom H" <email@example.com> writes:
> > Good grief, no need to ever tighten the hardware so much that the
> > are deformed. If you do, you have probably exceeded the allowable
> > percentage of yield values on the bolts.
> > N5RP
> Actually, Rohn specifically states to tighten the bolts until the
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