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Re: [TowerTalk] Rohn 45 55 anti climb

To: "Daron Wilson" <>,<>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Rohn 45 55 anti climb
From: Pete Smith <>
Date: Sun, 30 Mar 2008 11:41:00 -0400
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Daron, if you approach this group with this attitude, then you pretty much 
deserve what you get, and in fact I think we've been pretty gentle.  The 
reason you got lots of other suggestions is that almost nobody uses the 
Rohn panels, and we assumed that you could return them to your supplier if 
we suggested some better, cheaper solutions.

73, Pete N4ZR

At 11:28 AM 3/30/2008, Daron Wilson wrote:

> >Did you think about asking the manufacturer?
>Sure, and when they open I will.  I figured in the mean time I would pose
>the simple question to a group of folks very interested in towers.  Simply,
>has anyone installed them, and if so, how did you do it.  I guess that is
>too complicated a question.
>In a couple weeks I'll have this experience, I suspect the answer will be
>something like this:
>You stand the sheets up around the tower, use a webbing strap to tighten
>them against the tower.  Once in place, drill five holes in each sheet where
>the pre punched holes line up.  Run the sheet metal screws in securing the
>sheets in place.  Release the webbing strap and the sheets should be tight
>enough to not rattle and also make a reasonable mechanical bond.  If you are
>concerned with the possible noise of an unbonded piece of metal, add a
>bonding strap from the bottom screw on all three sections to the tower
>I got lots of responses from folks that couldn't answer the question, but
>frankly that's not a lot of help!
>73 N7HQR


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