If trees can be used as masts or towers, what about using them as guy
anchors? Has anyone had any experience with doing that? Jerry K3BZ
[mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of email@example.com
Sent: Sunday, September 08, 2002 9:00 AM
Subject: Re: [Towertalk] screw in anchors
On Sun, 08 Sep 2002 07:09:20 -0500 Jon Ogden <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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
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