They sure can't hurt!!
for a FEW BUCKS MORE IN THE INVESTMENT.
Anything that gives you lateral support can't be bad!
I just saw this weekend a 40 foot boom 4 element tri
band quad split in two as it was lowered. The Gin pole
folded to 180%
locking the rope thru the gin pole on a 200 LBS
antenna that split in two! The antenna boom didn't
bend! It split! Like a crystaline fracture. The
antenna careened down and put a Vee bow on the top
guy!! It was a very scary situation with the person on
the tower. he could have been crushed, or the tower
could have collapsed!
I think that any addition safety preventatives that
you can add to your tower system are well worth it at
any cost. I was shaking from this experience after
doing tower installs and taking towers down for over
Johnny Kiesel KE7V
--- Jack Schuster <email@example.com> wrote:
> I am in the process of replacing guys on my 108 ft
> Rohn 25 tower, and am
> planning to eliminate the TB25 torque bars. I was
> told a few years ago that
> Rohn discontinued them because they decided they
> were unnecessary.
> Wondering what the consensus is among the Towertalk
> experts? Tnx JACK
> W1WEF firstname.lastname@example.org
> 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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