For this one, fill the bottom of the legs up to above ground with that
dreadful expanding insulation foam (Great Stuff, etc), and just above
the foam drill one 1/8 inch hole. You'll have to clean out the holes
after bug season each year before frost.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ford Peterson" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Kim Bottles" <email@example.com>; "Mike Rhodes"
<firstname.lastname@example.org>; "Tower Talk Reflector"
Sent: Thursday, June 27, 2002 11:11 PM
Subject: Re: [Towertalk] Lost My Tower Tuesday
> Kim wrote:
> > We drilled three 3" or 4" holes (I can't remember exact diameter)
> > a foot deep and then set the legs. About a week to cure and up
> > tower.
> Sounds like it would hold, BUT....
> It seems to me that one missing piece is the drainage. What about
> accumulated inside the legs? Where is it going to go? I live in
> Those legs would fill with water (even from condensation) and split
> end-to-end at the first hard frost and right at the transition from
> (glue?) to air
> Florida or Texas might be a good gamble. Anywhere else and you are
> My $0.02
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