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Subject: [TowerTalk] Wood posts
From: (Howard Klein)
Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2001 18:59:21
I have tried various wooden posts and rebar  but find 4 ft fence posts with 
10 ft.long, 1.5 inch dia., sked 40 PVC over them is most durable and 
certainly a snap to maintain. I space them 50 ft apart for twinline Beverage 
with no guys.


>I have found that a good, easy to install, and cheap solution is to use
>barbed wire fence posts ("T" Posts) for the first 4 foot or so and then use
>the appropriate sized PVC (1.25" I think) that will fit tightly over the 
>for the last 2-3 feet.  I then use a hacksaw and cut a slit in the top of
>the PVC to hold the wire in place and allow it to be easily stretched
>between the supports.  I am using some 18 gauge copper plated steel and can
>get by with about one support every 100 foot or so.
>Stan, K5GO

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