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Re: [TowerTalk] Have you had old tower sections hot dip galvanized?

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Have you had old tower sections hot dip galvanized?
From: Larry WA9VRH <>
Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2011 16:26:28 -0600
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On 12/14/2011 4:09 PM, Jim Lux wrote:
> On 12/14/11 8:19 AM, Jim Brown wrote:
>> On 12/14/2011 8:11 AM, Dino Darling wrote:
>>> I 've had tubular towers re-galvanized here in Southern CA.
>> How did you find the company to do it, and what did it cost?  I'm too
>> far away to use your company, but I'd like clues about how to find a
>> local resource.
> last time I galvanized anything was 15 years ago, and I just looked in
> the Yellow Pages under Galvanizing.  Metal Plating or Metal Finishing
> would be another heading.  Once you get one business, you can call them,
> and they'll tell you where to call next.
> An enormous amount of galvanizing is done for construction work, so it's
> just a matter of finding the appropriate "industrial" connection.
> This is the kind of business you won't find in a "nice neighborhood"
> Probably zoned M3 or something
> You're in Santa Cruz area?  Check with people building stuff down by the
> harbor.  You might have to go the Bay Area (Oakland, San Jose).. e.g.
> Pacific Galvanizing in Oakland
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HI all,

If you have a Rohn HBX  (which were the light duty towers and also what 
the Hy Tower (sp??)

were made of be careful. The HBX used aluminum rivets and they will melt 
in the re-galvanizing process.

So you will end up with a nice looking bunch of loose parts..

73 Larry WA9VRH


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