Good point. I am looking for opinions and I appreciate yours.
It's early in the planning, not consulted anyone yet except a guy that
makes a living putting up towers large and small, ham and commercial. He
is not an engineer.
> Please do not take offense, but why not ask this question of
> 1) the tower manufacturer, and/or 2) a qualified structural
> engineer. I ask this because I worry that you plan to stray
> so far from the original design that you really need to re-engineer
> the structural load distribution and all.
> I do not mean to suggest you not ask the question here, or that
> those who post here are not qualified to comment. I just
> wondered whether you have sought out such assistance, and,
> if not, I am curious why not - and, if so, what they said.
> Just MY take. /////// K8JHR ///////
> patrick jankowiak wrote:
>> It looks like I cannot economically put up my 56FT tower due to
>> "caliche" being 1-2FT under the soil.
>> I would like to try putting up 40-50FT of Rohn 25 on a sturdy base
>> and guy it. The space is limited, so a combination of guying and a
>> strong base should work well, rather than just one or the other
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