In a message dated 9/27/02 9:21:03 AM Pacific Daylight Time, K5RC@aol.com
> > 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
> 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
QSL. The legs of 25 and 45 are pretty thin. You might be asking for more
trouble by trying to weld it. Cadwelding to the leg is strictly verboten too
- good way to put a hole in the leg.
I always agree with Hank but there is a caution attached to this