I've often thought about interior rust but I've never heard of anyone doing
anything about it.
Years ago I had some off brand tower which I spent many hours removing rust and
repainting. I have often wondered what the interior condition was like.
I guess that's one thing in favor of aluminum towers.
On Dec 6, 2011, at 4:39 PM, Frederick Vobbe wrote:
> I think most of us with older towers have, at one time or another,
> painted or at least removed rust starting on the outside leg of a tower,
> and repainted it.
> Has anyone done anything to the inside of the leg?
> The reason I ask is because I'm sitting here in my office this morning,
> with the scanner on, listening to a guy tell other hams how he removed
> the top plate, and poured a sealant down the tubing, (American Tower,
> like a Rohn 25), which is to keep it from rusting from the inside out.
> In my 50 years of working with this stuff, I don't recall anyone talking
> about something like this.
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