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Re: [TowerTalk] Tower design question

To: "Floyd Rodgers" <>, <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Tower design question
From: "Bob Maser" <>
Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2007 11:52:37 -0400
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The sections are not designed to drain between each section.  They are 
supposed to drain at the bottom of the foundation leg.  If one reads the 
directions it is clearly spelled out.

Bob W6TR
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Floyd Rodgers" <>
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Sent: Friday, June 29, 2007 9:44 AM
Subject: [TowerTalk] Tower design question

> Something has been bothering me for a while. With all the discussion and 
> problems with tower leg corrosion, filling with water and splitting, etc. 
> Why do almost ALL the manufacturers design the joints to telescope inside 
> from above which leaves water able to run inside joints and fill tubes? 
> Why not simply invert the connection by telescoping over the bottom 
> section so water just runs outside not through the joint. I know there is 
> no difference in joint strength or assembly difficulty, so why?
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