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Re: [TowerTalk] TowerTalk Digest, Vol 106, Issue 72

To: Vincent Weal <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] TowerTalk Digest, Vol 106, Issue 72
From: WA8JXM <>
Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2011 14:27:25 -0400
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I assume that the guy will pull THROUGH undisturbed soil, not through the 

Also, it will only cost you another $60/hole to double the concrete.   You 
might have a minimum delivery amount anyway.   Once you have the hole dug and 
have it formed, extra concrete is relatively cheap.


On Oct 31, 2011, at 1:47 PM, Vincent Weal wrote:

> I have also been wondering what's the best type of guy anchor to use in
> Florida sand, and after considerable research I've come to the conclusion
> that lots and lots of weight is the answer! I'm going to be putting up 60'
> of Rohn 45G, and plan to build 3 blocks of concrete for the GAR30 guy
> anchors, each one 4' x 4' x 18" and sunk down 4' into the ground. According
> to Rohn specs each block will be a little over 5000 lbs. Since I only plan
> to put a Tennadyne T-12 on top (and maybe a dipole or two) I think that
> should be an adequate guy anchor system. Of course I'm making an educated
> guess since I'm a novice at tower building, but everyone I've described
> this to has said it *should* work fine.
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