I had a similar experience. My 70 ft, Rohn 25G tower has two sets of guys.
>From the mid point up was a definite white kunckle event.
It seems like more temporary guys would be appropriate.
73 de Ken - K5GUU
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Sent: Wednesday, May 10, 2006 6:09 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] self-supporting rohn 25g??
> Probably the most uncomfortable tower experience I ever had was while
> up 90 feet of 25G.
> I walked up the first 20 feet and guyed that off. Then installed the next
> feet plus permanent guys. The WORST part was adding the next 30 feet and
> attaching the 60 foot guys. The tower was flexing around its 30 foot mid
> ... at 60 feet there was considerable deflection. Was I ever glad to get
> second set of guys on? Doing the 90 foot guys was far less daunting,
> since the
> lower 60 was far more stable with 2 sets of guys.
> I can only think similar thoughts about an unguyed 30 or 40 footer. It
> surely flop around even with nothing on it.
> de Bill
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