these are the ones we use - but we set them in concrete...AB Chance
stuff has great galvanizing and as mentioned look at what the utilities
are using for telephone poles, that's the quality you are getting - nice
I just am real uncomfortable about dirt sand soil whatever as a guy
anchor anchor... concrete = peace of mind.
Ron D. Rossi wrote:
> This has been mentioned here before, but not in quite a while. AB Chance
> markets a rather varied line of earth anchors and provides substantial
> documentation on their web site. Holding strength per soil type, etc are
> covered in detail.
> You will likely want their "No-wrench screw anchor". I used model 816 which
> has an 8" blade and holds 6000# in pretty poor soil. (You want to add "-1" to
> the model number to get a "thimble eye" just like the Rohn anchors).
> Surf to
> http://www.hubbellpowersystems.com/powertest/chance/earth_anchors.html# and
> click on "Anchors and Anchor Tools" under Section B. You will be interested
> in the "Soil Classification Data" and the "Anchor Catalog Selection". I
> ordered my anchors through Graybar at about $33 each including shipping two
> years ago.