Bill Aycock wrote:
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> From: "Allan Greening" <email@example.com>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Saturday, November 29, 2008 5:08 PM
> Subject: [TowerTalk] turnbuckles
>> so wot if I run 3 guys from 1 equalization plates to each guy anchor point
>> (3 guy wires to 1 turnbuckle) ! wot size turnbuckles do I use then? de
> I don't know how this could be done. It would be almost impossible to set
> the tensions correctly with only one adjustment per set.
One equalization plate really doesn't serve as a 3-way equalizer. It
becomes a 2-way equalizer with a third connection point. With two lines
the equalizing plate would take care of it with 800# on the pull being
divided between the two lines. Both would have the same tension so only
one would need the Loos gage. I'm not sure now to divide three lines on
an equalizer. 4 are almost as easy as two.
> Am I missing something?
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