Depends on what your talking about. How tall is the tower? Is it heavily
loaded? Long boom antennas? What's on it?
Sent: Sunday, October 23, 2011 5:25 PM
To: "R. Michael Barts" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Tower guying angle question
> 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" <email@example.com>:
>> The normal do-what-the-manufacturer-says installation pictures always
>> to assume that the direction of the guys are perpendicular to the tower
>> opposite leg to which the guy is attached. I am looking at an
>> with wall mount+ guys. But if I install guys in the conventional way, I
>> 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
>> deg from the 'normal'. All three guy points would be rotated, so 120 deg
>> separation would be maintained, but would the rotated guy directions
>> any additional torque on the tower?
>> 73, Mike N4GU
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