In a message dated 4/2/01 2:34:10 AM Pacific Daylight Time,
> I too had an engineer design elevated guy anchors. The alternative to an
> I-beam, I used, is structural steel tubing. Mine is 5 inch square, 3/8
> wall by 10 feet resulting in 5 feet above grade.
Steel tubing 5 inch square? I'm a little confused - please elaborate.
What grade is the steel tubing? Any idea what the bending moment is? Just
> Remember, you must have
> 'Nelsons" (horizontal pieces) welded to the post below grade, in contact
> with the concrete, for structural integrity.
Are these flanges? How big do they have to be? I haven't seen these
Cheers, Steve K7LXC