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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Rohn 25G Foldover Guy Wire Tension
Date: Sun, 11 Dec 2011 17:55:19 -0600
From: Bill Aycock <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Jack/W6NF <email@example.com>
I put my 48' tower up by myself at age >70. Easy, but I had a fold-over
base that made it easy. With another base type, my method wont work.
Let me know, and I will elaborate.
On 7/9/2011 6:11 PM, Jack/W6NF wrote:
> If anyone replies to Robb off the reflector please cc me. I have a 48-foot
> Rohn fold-over that I am planning to put up before the contest season and
> such issues are of importance to me, as well.
> On Sat, Jul 9, 2011 at 3:03 PM, Robb Urie<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> In the process of replacing a 50 foot Rohn 25G with a 58 foot fold over
>> version. New base and guy wire anchors have been poured and the question of
>> guy wire tension needs clarification. Neither one of my Rohn catalogs
>> mention anything specific regarding the tension for the 4 guy wire scheme
>> the 3 found on conventional installs. I’m wondering if using the standard
>> formula of 10% tension will still be okay even with the extra guy wire.
>> be using new 3/16 EHS and hardware and have a Loos PT-2 tension gauge. If
>> anyone out there knows of any mention of the proper tension with the
>> fold over kits, I’d certainly appreciate it. Also, any owners with
>> interesting ideas of lifting the boom assembly would be valuable. My plan
>> was to use
>> my trusty tower assistant; Mr. ATV and gin pole.
>> Any info or thoughts can be sent direct to:email@example.com
>> Robb NØRU
>> Woodland Park, CO
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