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Re: [TowerTalk] Crank-Up Tower Base Question

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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Crank-Up Tower Base Question
From: "res1q6fs" <>
Date: Sun, 02 Dec 2007 18:06:09 -0600
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Last month, my son dug a specified 5 X 5 X 7 ft. hole for my HDX555. It ended 
up being more like 6 X 6 X 8, but a bigger hole is never worse in this case. It 
only hurts you in the pocket book (I had to pay $85 /yard for 3000 psi concrete 
delivered and the hole gulped up 9 of the 10 yards delivered). 

We used a small diesel powered digger that you rent at the local rental place. 
It had a 24 in. wide bucket. Our only problem was it was straining hard to get 
much over  the 7 to 8 ft. depth, but it did the job. The overall cost was less 
than $300 over the weekend (always do that, as you most always get a free day 
in Sunday). We only had to touch up the sides a little with a shovel to make it 
look pretty.

Tower is up and looks pretty!

Roger W5RD

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