If the manufactures recommendations were followed in the first place, this
would not have happened.
And no, this wont happen to me, I followed the manufactures recommendations.
I see when the repair was made, the manufactures recommendations were not
I hope it holds up this time.
Did you have the guy wires on the old installation tensioned to 400Lbs ? My
guess is no. If you had, the tower would have most likely fallen down. If
you did, that Rohn 25 is pretty tough stuff !!!
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, February 26, 2003 3:40 PM
Subject: [TowerTalk] screw-in guy anchors, was Could this happen to you
> I can't believe no one has noticed he used mobile home tie-down anchors.
> What, about 30 inches long with a 4 inch auger??
> Dwayne, KG4ADM
> > The link below is why I never use screw anchors. Check the
> > interesting.
> > http://ki4d.org/towerlean/
> > Bill K4XS
> See: http://www.mscomputer.com for "Self Supporting Towers", "Wireless
Weather Stations", and lot's more. Call Toll Free, 1-800-333-9041 with any
questions and ask for Sherman, W2FLA.
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