Actually, this removes the galvanizing from that
area, leading to rust, leading to leg failure.
Install the tower properly, and it won't be an issue.
----- Original Message -----
From: "BRENT BAUM" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: <email@example.com>; <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <TOWERTALK@contesting.com>
Sent: Thursday, January 04, 2007 10:21 AM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Plugging the top of Rohn 25
> Drilling a small weep hole at the base of each leg should let the
> condensation drain away without compromising the integrity of the tower.
> K7MEI, Brent
>>From: Tom WA9WSJ <email@example.com>
>>To: KC4HW <firstname.lastname@example.org>, TOWERTALK@contesting.com
>>Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Plugging the top of Rohn 25
>>Date: Thu, 4 Jan 2007 07:09:49 -0800 (PST)
>>Once you plug the holes you mention, another concern
>>is internal condensation build-up. Hopefully the
>>section in the ground has been set in a gravel base
>>for drainage. If not, there is a risk of the lower
>>section leg(s) splitting from freezing.
>>In this case, maybe one of the net members here has a
>>slick method of preventing this.
>>--- KC4HW <email@example.com> wrote:
>> > I have a 70' rohn 25 with a regular section for the
>> > top section. What is
>> > being used to plug the holes to prevent rain water
>> > from accummulating in
>> > the tower legs?
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