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Re: [TowerTalk] tower ground question

To: Scott McClements <>,
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] tower ground question
From: Jim Lux <>
Reply-to: Jim Lux <>
Date: Thu, 29 May 2008 09:27:25 -0700 (GMT-07:00)
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-----Original Message-----
>From: Scott McClements <>
>Sent: May 29, 2008 8:16 AM
>Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] tower ground question
>On 5/29/08, David Gilbert <> wrote:
>> That's why Cadweld connections should be used to bond to the rebar, and
>> it isn't any more difficult to do that than to bond the ground wires to
>> ground stakes.  I bought the mold and materials to do so on eBay for
>> less than $30.
>I noticed on your installation, best I can tell, you used wire ties on
>the rebar. Is the tower bonded to all the rebar pieces?

>From an electrical code standpoint, wireties are acceptable for connecting the 
>parts of the rebar together. There's no requirement for welding, for example.

Jim, W6RMK

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