In a message dated 99-12-23 22:13:16 EST, email@example.com writes:
> The Rohn specification calls out 3 guys at three different heights for a
> 100 foot tower. The ham I got the tower from had used 5 guys instead.
> The 3/16" EHS is old - 30 years - so I am replacing it. Should I go three
> or five?
While the LXC Prime Directive to "DO what the manufacturer says", I
never discourage people from over-engineering their installation.
Is the tower 25G or 45G? I don't think I'd do it for 25G - the legs
don't have the leg capacity to take 67% more guy tension preload. This is my
So I guess my answer to your question is to go with 3 sets of guys.
Cheers, Steve K7LXC
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