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Re: [TowerTalk] Thrust bearing re-grease

To: Richards <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Thrust bearing re-grease
From: Mike <>
Date: Tue, 04 Nov 2008 07:34:15 -0500
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Richards wrote:
> You are correct this has been debated on this reflector numerous
> times, but I believe the CONSENSUS is that (in most cases) adding
> guy wires to a self supporting tower is contraindicated.   (The usual
> argument being that it adds extra downward force not anticipated
> in the original design.)
> The fact YOUR tower is an exception does not defeat the general
> rule.    I doubt you intend to suggest the converse - i.e., that guy
> wires are always a good idea on self-supporting towers....
It sounds like you've missed the distinction between self-supporting and 
73, Mike NF4L


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