> Putting guys on will inevitably increase the compression loads on the
> downwind side a bit (from the vertical component of the tension in the
> guy, even if slack when unloaded, they will develop tension under wind
BTW, could you clarify that comment a little? I think the peak leg
compression (which occurs during strong wind in either the guyed or
unguyed state) is lower when guyed (reasonably), and you yourself worked
that out with an example a couple years ago, and which seems obvious to me.
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