At 03:05 PM 4/22/01 -0600, Chris Adams wrote:
>1. Digging holes in extremely rocky soil (assume blasting is not
>2. Methods of determining bedrock strength and attaching a tower base
My own experience included using a P.E. He'll give you a design that will fit
your conditions and it will be correct and maybe even save you money,
if you already have a geology report. In my own case, instead of a 4x4x4
used a 17ft x3ft round hole, drilled in 90 minutes by a backhoe with a
The PE's fee was more than recouped in digging time and concrete costs
I didn't have to worry about all those issues.
Jonathan Kaplan KO6XS
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