<< Tom Wagner wrote: >>
And I agree completely.
> I would expect that all the legs should be in
> compression all the time. The bottom end
> of each section should be resting on the top of the
> section below. If your guys are so loose that they
> would allow a leg to "hop off" without any bolts then
> quibbling about what kind of bolts to use
> is the least of your problems.
> You want your tower to be as strong as possible?
> It's simple, understack and overguy. I.e. don't
> exceed 50% of the maximum design height of
> the tower and use more & larger guy sets than Rohn
> specifies. The reason to not exceed 50%, is that
> you never get close to the allowable maximum downward
> force on a leg. That safety margin can be used
> to allow more/larger guying, which significantly
> strengthens the tower.
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