IIRC, adding guys to a crank-up that was not designed for them, can reduce
integrity, not enhance it.
I would research your idea very thoroughly before proceeding.
73, Dick, W1KSZ
On Wed, Oct 19, 2011 at 6:21 PM, Chris Merchant KA1LMR <firstname.lastname@example.org>wrote:
> Thanks, Kimo for the specs The W 51 and WT 51 are def not the same animal
> the current WT model specs say 14 Sq Ft @ 85 Mph but the spec sheet from
> 1979 states 9 sq ft @ 50 mph.
> I have a house bracket at 19ft at the top the first section. A set of 4
> guys in X config at the top of both middle and top section at 35 and 51
> feet. Any thoughts what or if this might increase with Sq Ft or wind
> rating of the tower? Some comments suggest adding guys will put too much
> compression on the tower legs or stress on the cable, my idea was to have
> the Dacron ropes at minimum tension just enough to minimize the tower from
> rocking in high winds.
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