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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] hdbx 48
From: Chuck Sudds <>
Date: Mon, 13 Mar 2006 11:48:21 -0600
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At 07:55 PM 3/12/2006 -0600, WW5L wrote:

I was not quite as lucky.  Here in rural Iowa, the winds constantly twisted 
my HDBX-48 with my KT34XA atop.  I replaced the two top sections because of 
rivet failure and moved the rotor WAY down in the tower where it was alot 
wider.  I ran 2" pipe all the way out the top of the tower.

During a severe thunder storm 8 years ago, you can see the results of 
mounting a KT34XA atop a Rohn HDBX-48 tower at:

Not a pretty sight :(   I replaced everything with a guyed 100ft Rohn 45G 
tower and have slept alot better ever since. DO WHAT THE MANUFACTURER SAYS!!!!

Chuck  KØTVD

>A friend of mine up the road about 2 miles has a KT34XA on an HDBX 56
>for several years with no problems.
>Tom, WW5L


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