...one thing is for sure anyone with a tower should be inspecting the tower
at least once a month for faults. These are man made devices and subject to
human errors as well as damage from mother nature.
When I read the comment from the fella that was climbing his tower and
noticed that he had open welds I thought to myself, here is a guy that
doesn't perform regular tower inspections.
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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Aluminum tower welds...Old Data circa mid1970's
I think you must have gotten a bad batch of tower welds, as I have had
no problems like you describe with any of my Universal sections EXCEPT
for the sections that were felled by tornadoes!
One of those sections had ONE weld broken which I have had repaired by
a local welding shop that knew exactly how to do the job.
The biggest problems with the aluminum towers are:
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