I used I-Beams when I lived in Wake Forest, NC. It helped keep the
wires above the ground so the kids would not run into them. It held up
a 90' 25g tower quite well. I had 4 or 5 feet in the ground and about
the same sticking above the ground.
Tom Mattus wrote:
> Hello again gents!
> I've been doing my research with the "prime directive"
> in mind, but, would like to know the collective's
> opinion's/pro's/con's/concerns about guys tied to an
> extended pipe or I beam which raises them above ground
> level. Is it, or could it be, as efficient and SAFE as
> what's suggested in the Rohn book? One thing I have
> noticed is that there are no cables or anchor bars in
> contact with the earth to deteriorate, (which I
> believe is a plus), such as shown in 'the book', which
> has also been discussed here before. What are the
> facts about this method?
> Thanks again! Tom
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