I recommend against - have done it and regretted it...
the Stainless marine hardware they have actually does rust...it is a low
the bolt business goes to the low bidder...and...you get what you pay
for! Find a rigging supply place - look up something in the yellow
pages like rigging or concrete buckets or some such and follow it
backwards to a place that sells this stuff to commercial users...when it
comes to your tower you will always you had done just that when you
climb it and look at the corroded crud you settled for at the time of
Don't do it man
"Mike Gilmer, N2MG" wrote:
> I am considering the use of pin shackles in my guying
> system and am wondering if anyone has any info to
> offer regarding the quality/durability of those one
> can purchase from Lowes/HomeDepot etc. I'm concerned
> that they will end up rusting/corroding severely in a
> short time (even though they "look" galvanized).
> Mike N2MG
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