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Subject: [TowerTalk] Rebar
From: (Bill Coleman)
Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2001 16:30:42 -0400
On 6/4/01 8:06 AM, Mike Gilmer - N2MG at wrote:

>I read here often that folks recommend that rebar be kept "inside" the 
>concrete (and by several inches) - away from the nasty, wet soil in an 
>effort to protect it from rust.

Three inches on all sides.

Concrete isn't so porous that water can infiltrate three inches easily.

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