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Re: [TowerTalk] location of boom guys?

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] location of boom guys?
From: K8RI on TT <>
Date: Mon, 04 Apr 2011 17:59:23 -0400
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On 4/4/2011 3:05 PM, John Lemay wrote:
> Hi Dick
> It depends somewhat on whether you have a tapering boom or not, and the
> distribution of load (elements) along the boom, but a rule of thumb I use is
> to go out 2/3rds of the length to the tip.

I start out with excess truss length and move the attach point to where 
the boom stays the straightest when supported only by the mast attach 
point.  Like Dick I start at the 2/3rds points and may or may not have 
to move it.


Roger (K8RI)



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