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Re: [TowerTalk] rebar grounding

To: "Ronald Anderson" <>, <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] rebar grounding
From: "Artmouton" <>
Date: Mon, 19 May 2008 19:51:39 -0500
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Did not do mine for that reason and for the fact of not really being sure 
that the cement pour did not uninstall the link.  I Installed separate 
ground rods to the sides of the tower base with strap from tower to the 
ground rods (easily purchased at Lowe's)

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From: "Ronald Anderson" <>
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Sent: Monday, May 19, 2008 10:16 AM
Subject: [TowerTalk] rebar grounding

> Hi folks;
> I am about to pour 20 yards of concrete for my tower (SSV).  Now I have
> been told over the years not to ground my tower through the poured
> cement.  Well I have some folks who think I should ground the two
> rebar mats plus the tower to the rebar.  Of course what comes to mind
> is the splitting of the base if it ever took a major hit.
> I have always thought that his was a no-no and just ground the three
> legs of the tower in the usual way I always have buy using two ground
> rods on each leg and then tie all of the grounds together and then tie
> them into the main electrical ground of the house/hamshack.
> Your thoughts!
> Ron
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