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[Towertalk] Rebar Cage

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Subject: [Towertalk] Rebar Cage
From: (Guy Olinger, K2AV)
Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2002 20:53:35 -0400
You want the rebar completely enclosed by concrete. There should be
four inches of concrete between any rebar and the outside.

They make little concrete blocks to support and stand off the rebar,
especially for this purpose, and the pour goes around them.

What you are suggesting is a no-no.

Wire the basic framework together and lower it onto the blocks and
then finish it if you want to.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Andrew Pfeiffer" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, September 19, 2002 12:36 PM
Subject: [Towertalk] Rebar Cage

> I become happy owner of TX455 crank up tower. I began planning the
> cage.
> My questions is:
> Can vertical rebar members be driven let say 2 feet deep to the
ground at
> the bottom of the hole or this is NO NO...
> Andy - VA3PL
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