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Re: [TowerTalk] Bag concrete question

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Bag concrete question
From: K8RI on TT <>
Date: Mon, 28 Mar 2011 22:24:48 -0400
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On 3/28/2011 10:02 PM, Tom Anderson wrote:
> If you have a concrete place near you, renting a "u-cart" or whatever they 
> may be called at your QTH is better than mixing it yourself.  When I put in 
> the base for a Rohn 25 tower I made it bigger and deepart and the specs 
> called for and gave the u-car (concrete p[lant folks) what strength I anted 
> and they had it ready for me.  It was about 2 years, but they had different 
> size carts.  I towed mine behind my Suburban.

For up to a 50 or 60' 25 G I just use dirt and a dirt base.  It's a 
guyed tower and all the base does it keep it from sinking or sliding 

NOTE: not all soil is suitable for a "ground base"


Roger (K8RI)


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