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[Towertalk] Re: Towertalk digest, Vol 1 #561 - 3 msgs

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Subject: [Towertalk] Re: Towertalk digest, Vol 1 #561 - 3 msgs
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Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2002 12:18:05 EDT
In a message dated 9/27/2002 9:07:44 AM Pacific Daylight Time, writes:

> Weld it with a 1/16" or 
> larger groove weld using E70xx electrode

I was told never to weld to a tower that was under vertical load. The welding 
changes the metallurgy of the tower leg.

I agree with the angle iron fix, except I would use u bolts instead of 
welding. I used that fix on a tower that lasted until a hurricane took it 

Tom, K5RC

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