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[Towertalk] screw in anchors

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Subject: [Towertalk] screw in anchors
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Date: Sun, 8 Sep 2002 07:00:06 -0600
On Sun, 08 Sep 2002 07:09:20 -0500 Jon Ogden <> writes:

>   Let me tell you,  those screw anchors did NOT go in easily.  
> Very difficult to put in.  I  could feel when I hit the clay and rocks.
> One of the anchors got most of the  way down and hit rock.  
> If we tried cranking it further, we just would twist  the guy
> rod itself.  
> I think they should hold pretty well.
> 73,   Jon  NA9D

The BEST time to install screw-in anchors is after
a good soaking rain :-)   Rocks are a bummer.
If the anchor is only partially in the ground, it may
be necessary to try remove it and try a slightly
different location.

Tom  N4KG

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