1) Guy grips?
2) Equalizer plate x 3?
3) Ice clips?
4) Rebar and wire for the base?
5) Wood and nails for the concrete forms?
6) Rental of the concrete mixer?
7) Visit to the ER for back spasms or herniated disc?
8) Muscle relaxant for your back?
9) Physical therapy?
10) Doctor's bills?
You did say - DUPLICATE your tower today? :-)
I am assuming that you would be doing this manual labor
at your current age. :-)
I'm just poking a little fun at you. :-)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jack Schuster" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, August 24, 2004 8:46 AM
Subject: [TowerTalk] Re Tower Cost
> Just thought I'd figure out what it would cost me to duplicate my tower
> today, and pass it along. I have 108 ft of Rohn 25, which I bought used.
> Figuring on the high side...
> 11 sections Rohn 25 used including flat top section
> Concrete base plate (new shipped)
> 1000 ft 3/16 guy cable shipped (new)
> 21 guy insulators @ $6
> 3 guy anchors (8 inch galv I beams from local highway fence
> Ready Mix concrete (wild guess 100 bags @$2.50)
> 9 turnbuckles
> Elbow grease
> Note this does not include, rotor, thrust bearings, rotor shelves, mast,
> antennas, cable, doctor bills or medication! JACK W1WEF
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