This is troublesome. Anyone, who uses a fence rail
on their tower is in trouble....
This is NOT a safe practice....no matter what you
put on top...
I know people who put up 100 foot towers with NO
concrete in the ground....just rocks or in some
cases ..just dirt...
And yes!..they are still up...but "I" am not the
guy climbing those towers....
What I am saying is ...there IS a right way and a
WRONG way to install antenna systems...and using
fence railing is NOT one of them....
Save yourself some massive headaches and do it
right. The cost of a mast relative to your hobby
is worth it. SInce I do my own climbing....
I use Chromemoly material only ...but antennas are
rather large here. (44 + foot booms)... or DOM
1026 .25" wall on everything else....
DO the windload math and then I think you will
understand this WHOLE thread...You can NOT argue
with the MATH!!!
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