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Re: [TowerTalk] Guy Anchor Corrosion Question 1

To: "David Hachadorian" <>,"Towertalk Reflector" <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Guy Anchor Corrosion Question 1
From: "Tom Rauch" <>
Reply-to: Tom Rauch <>
Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2004 13:46:45 -0400
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> Inspecting the failed anchor later, I found that the
> shaft had totally corroded through, with the corroded
> end coming to a pointed shape. The soil here is a top
> layer of clay, then a six inch layer of what the locals
> call "Caliche," and then a deep (at least six feet
> deep) layer of sand. The water level is at six feet.
> The rod failed at the point where it passed through the
> Caliche layer.


Were your guy lines insulated? Were they metal and attached
directly between the tower and ground rods?

73 Tom


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