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[Towertalk] Guy Anchor Question

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Subject: [Towertalk] Guy Anchor Question
From: (Jon Ogden)
Date: Wed, 04 Sep 2002 14:04:56 -0500
on 9/4/02 1:49 PM, at wrote:

> In a message dated 9/4/02 11:42:23 AM Pacific Daylight Time,
> writes:
>> So looking at that, I have to conclude that an anchor with a 2500 pound
>> holding capacity will work quite well.
> For ONE guywire per anchor; your tower has 2 sets of guys.
I don't think that's right.  The Rohn drawing indicates 2 sets of guys tied
at the same point and the forces shown are for what is on the guy rod

Now when you get to the larger towers, of over 90 feet, then you have
problems with screw anchors.



Jon Ogden
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