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Re: [TowerTalk] Tower guying angle question

To: "R. Michael Barts" <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Tower guying angle question
Date: Sun, 23 Oct 2011 20:25:08 -0400
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If ALL the guys were pulling 15-degrees in the SAME direction from the  
'norm', YES, they would put additional torque on the tower, BUT, if  
only one of them was, the amount of added torque would be minimal.


Quoting "R. Michael Barts" <>:

> The normal do-what-the-manufacturer-says installation pictures always seem
> to assume that the direction of the guys are perpendicular to the tower face
> opposite leg to which the guy is attached. I am looking at an installation
> with wall mount+ guys. But if I install guys in the conventional way, I face
> the possibility that one of the guys will interfere with a corner of the
> house. Would it be possible (safe?) if the guy anchor points were rotated 15
> deg from the 'normal'. All three guy points would be rotated, so 120 deg
> separation would be maintained, but would the rotated guy directions place
> any additional torque on the tower?
> 73, Mike N4GU
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