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[Towertalk] Underground wires... outdoor ducts other than pipes?

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Subject: [Towertalk] Underground wires... outdoor ducts other than pipes?
From: (Jim White)
Date: Sun, 11 Aug 2002 22:11:23 -0400
I have considered a similar idea...

my conclusion was to use for the top flat piece some form of cementuous 
house siding, one name in this market is Hardieboard... they make lap 
siding products including 8 and 12 inch width products 12 foot long 
which look like wood on their face, but their back is flat - seemed like 
a got choice - I thought differently about the sides and bottom 
however...seemed like having an open bottom would be better so the 
challenge is just to make the sides, debated pressure treated 2X 
lumber... while I have gone ahead with this idea those are my 2C


Mel Martin (VE2DC) wrote:

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> OK guys (gals)... I need a way to run wires to my tower underground (about
> 200' run). Presently I have direct buried hardline and cables... been there
> for 20 years without incident... but I'd like to do it better this time...
> What I would like to find is a U shaped concrete duct with a flat slab on
> top. This would rest flush with the ground as not to interfere with the
> lawnmower... and the flat top could be lifted easily for maintenance. Only
> problem, I've been unable to locate such a product. Anyone have any
> ideas....
> Mel...
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