I have installed the standard Rohn GAC303 guys anchors into buried concrete
per the Rohn drawings.
I was talking to a tower installer who says that he has seen theses buried
guy anchors eaten away in only a few years.
Thinking about this I imagine that if the ground was acidic it would eat the
galvanizing zinc of the steel rod very quikly and then the steel below would
not last very long. Would it be a good idea to protect against this by
applying lime at regualr intervals around the guy anchor to increase the
I think that I am OK since I have pulled 8 foot copper ground rods that have
been in the ground here for several years and they came out shiny and
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