The more I read the more I am beginning to agree with Bill.
I am not liking climbing this tower already and the tilt idea is sounding
better and better with every fresh slant on the "Tower
73 fer nw es gud DX,
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Bill Parry
> Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2007 10:12 PM
> To: 'merlin-7'; 'Dale Martin'; firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] rohn question
> A friend of mine that worked on radars in the Houston area
> told me that he recommended the pier pin installation. He
> said that it helped remove the torque from the tower and put
> it on the guy wires. I really never had someone give me a
> scientific explanation but I decided to follow his advice.
> The tower company that put up my tower had no problems with
> the pier pin.
> Why would you bury an expensive piece of Rohn 25 in concrete
> (long or short
> version) when you can just order the Concrete Base with Pier
> Pin or the Hinged Base plate. When you take it down you don't
> need a hack saw!
> Bill, W5VX
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: email@example.com [mailto:towertalk-
> >firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of merlin-7
> >Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2007 8:00 PM
> >To: Dale Martin; email@example.com
> >Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] rohn qusestion
> > You would not want to seal the ends....water in the tower needs a
> >place to drain to...sand or gravel at the bottom of the hole...
> >> And are the legs of the bury-able section sealed at the bottom?
> >> >
> >> > 5' feet and 6'8"
> >> >
> >> > Carl
> >> > KM1H
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