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Re: [TowerTalk] Tower in Tree

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Tower in Tree
From: "Dan Zimmerman N3OX" <>
Date: Wed, 9 May 2007 11:33:48 -0400
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>Doug Fir is the strongest North American softwood

No kidding!   I just looked it up on and the flexural yield
strength is listed at 8100psi!

The elastic modulus is about a thirtieth that of steel (1000ksi vs.
30,000ksi) , but the cross section of the tree is huge compared to
Rohn 25G ...

I'm jealous here in my little treeless backyard in MD.


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