On 8/28/01 10:22 PM, Mike Gilmer - N2MG at email@example.com wrote:
>It appears that they (Rohn) want four vertical #6
>rebars (one near each corner) with horizontal ties of
>#3 every 12 inches.
>The drawing shows each horizontal tie as being one
>continuous piece of rebar wrapped around the
That's probably the easiest way to do it.
>Is there a significant difference in the
>strengths of these two arrangements?
I don't see where you find the second arrangement. The horizontal rebar
is typically one continuous piece.
> Looks to me that
>having separate bars would be far easier to construct
>although using them would likely yield a somewhat
>less stable cage - at least when out of the concrete.
You've obviously never had to cut rebar.
I made mine entirely out of #4. It's much easier to bend the rebar around
in a square than it would be to make all those cuts.
Bill Coleman, AA4LR, PP-ASEL Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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