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Re: [TowerTalk] Stainless Steel mast

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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Stainless Steel mast
From: "Michael Tope" <>
Date: Fri, 7 Jul 2006 13:15:19 -0700
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From: "Allen R. Brier" <>
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Sent: Friday, July 07, 2006 8:39 AM
Subject: [TowerTalk] Stainless Steel mast

> Are there any pro's / con's in using a stainless steel mast? Other than 
> the
> weight (con) and the fact that I can get it cheap (pro) I would like to 
> hear
> from others.

The only downside I see is that the yield strength of SS can be all over
the map depending on the grade, so unless you know what the grade
is you may be able to determine the upper safe loading limit. SS can
be anywhere from a 50% stronger than aluminum to 500% stronger
depending on the grade.

Mike W4EF..............................................


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