On Tue, 1 Jan 2002 14:35:44 -0600 "Greg Gobleman" <email@example.com>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Pete Smith" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: <email@example.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, January 01, 2002 12:27 PM
> Subject: RE: [TowerTalk] Half slopers using a tower
> > For whatever it's worth, I've been gradually increasing my radial
> > with a trick taught by K1VR. I use an 8-foot ground rod bent to a
> > arc with a hole through one end. It works like a carpet needle
> and I just
> > stitch the radials into the grass. They aren't buried, but they
> > aren't mower bait.
> Now that's a novel idea.
K1VR: Thank you.
> Do you just mount your roll of wire near
> the tower and sew your way around the lawn?
K1VR: Yes. But wear leather gloves to save your hands. Also, sometimes
a mallet helps.
Your south of the freeze zone I
> anyone have success doing that into a frozen lawn?
K1VR: Can't be done. Too much effort. Lay the radials on the lawn and
await the return of warmth.
Fred Hopengarten K1VR firstname.lastname@example.org
Six Willarch Road * Lincoln, MA 01773-5105
781/259-0088 *eFax 419/858-2421
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