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## [TowerTalk] guy points

 To: [TowerTalk] guy points n3rr@erols.com (Bill Hider) Thu, 26 Apr 2001 13:29:57 +0100
 ```Also, the greater the distance you place your guys from the tower base, the more stable will be the system and the larger the turning radius may be of any beams you might want to place on the tower below the top guy-set. Bill, N3RR ----- Original Message ----- From: To: Sent: Thursday, April 26, 2001 1:46 PM Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] guy points > > > Bruce, > The greater the distance out you place your guys, > the greater the horizontal force on your tower and the less > downward vertical force. > I don't have the Rohn drawings here but I believe > that the anchor radius is +/- 10%. > > Good Luck, > Joe > > > > > |--------+-----------------------> > | | "Bruce Makas"| > | | | | et> | > | | | > | | 04/25/01 | > | | 07:57 PM | > | | | > |--------+-----------------------> > >--------------------------------------------------------------------------- -----------------------------| > | | > | To: "towertalk submital" | > | cc: (bcc: Joseph Mowery/N13/N10/NDept/NSWCDD) | > | Subject: [TowerTalk] guy points | > >--------------------------------------------------------------------------- -----------------------------| > > > > > > I am erecting a 100 foot Rohn 45 tower that I may later grow to 150 feet. Is > OK to place the guy points at what will be the right place for 150 foot (120 > ft from the base for 90mph) and use them for the 100 foot tower now? The 100 > foot distance is specified as 80 ft. > > I would also use all of the 150 foot hardware on the 100 foot tower. > > Thanks in advance for any input. > > Bruce, K1MY/7 > > Sunny Sun Lakes, Arizona > > > List Sponsor: ChampionRadio.com - Trylon self-supporting towers, > safety equipment, rigging gear, LOOS tension guages & more! > http://www.championradio.com > > ----- > FAQ on WWW: http://www.contesting.com/FAQ/towertalk > Submissions: towertalk@contesting.com > Administrative requests: towertalk-REQUEST@contesting.com > Problems: owner-towertalk@contesting.com > > > > > > List Sponsor: ChampionRadio.com - Trylon self-supporting towers, > safety equipment, rigging gear, LOOS tension guages & more! > http://www.championradio.com > > ----- > FAQ on WWW: http://www.contesting.com/FAQ/towertalk > Submissions: towertalk@contesting.com > Administrative requests: towertalk-REQUEST@contesting.com > Problems: owner-towertalk@contesting.com > > List Sponsor: ChampionRadio.com - Trylon self-supporting towers, safety equipment, rigging gear, LOOS tension guages & more! http://www.championradio.com ----- FAQ on WWW: http://www.contesting.com/FAQ/towertalk Submissions: towertalk@contesting.com Administrative requests: towertalk-REQUEST@contesting.com Problems: owner-towertalk@contesting.com ```
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