I went through something close to what you're experiencing, but the rock
on my 5 acres is just 6 inches under the soil. You can see how I did it
on my web site:
Click on "Ham Radio", then on "Tower Project".
Hope that helps....if you have questions, let me know.
>> My entire property seems to contain a serious rock shelf about 3' down
>> everywhere I dig.
>> I would like to dig a hole down to that rock surface, then drill and
>> install some rebar or something before I pour concrete in order to
>> anchor to the rock at least a little.
>> I plan to gin pole the tower up as I have done several times in the
>> I don't think I need the sort of base I put in for free standing
>> crankups , since this one will be seriously guyed 3 ways at 3 points
>> So mostly the base is for support from sinking. My plan is to
>> attach/weld some rebar to one section, then sink it into the hole and
>> fill with concrete.
>> Since I can only get three feet down I was thinking maybe I could
>> drill and epoxy some rebar into that rock and just pour around the
>> tower section I put in there.
>> Does this make sense?
>> If not, what do you recommend?
>> If it does, do I just drill holes and lay in the rebar? What do I use
>> for epoxy?
>> BILL K2OWR
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