For many years Rohn has supplied Grade 5 electroplated bolts with 25G
sections. These bolts are in no way special or different from what you can
at a good hardware supplier. In fact, last year I needed some for a project
and Rohn/Radian was not yet shipping, I found exact replacements at Home
Depot for about 50 cents each.
The joint bolts for 45G, 55G and larger towers are hot dip galvanized and in
this respect are special/different from the usual hardware sources. The
galvanizing requires use of special over size nuts for everything to fit
properly. The galvanizing also makes for a tighter fit in the leg joint which
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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