In a message dated 6/25/02 4:22:43 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
> I'm getting ready to extend the height of a 30' Rohn 25 bracketed tower to
> about 70' and I would like to use raised guy stays ( I think that is what
> they are called ) to get the guy wires above head height. The tower will
> have 3 or 4 long boom V-UHF beams on it.
> What are the thoughts about what material to construct them from. Quite
> frankly I would be interested in any information you guys would like to
> share on the subject.
The best material is I-beam (eye-beam, H-beam). It's much stronger than
round elevated guys.
Put 60% of the guy in the ground and 40% above the ground and you'll be
in good shape.