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Re: [TowerTalk] Tower guying angle question

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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Tower guying angle question
From: Steve Maki <>
Date: Mon, 24 Oct 2011 09:03:26 -0400
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It should be fairly trivial to make or modify a wall mount to 
accommodate a rotated tower. I don't like to see guys pulling in the 
wrong direction, though on a lightly loaded short tower you could get 
away with it.

-Steve K8LX

On 10/23/2011 8:15 PM, R. Michael Barts wrote:
> 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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