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Re: [TowerTalk] Tower Legs

To: David Gilbert <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Tower Legs
From: Ken <>
Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2011 19:57:55 -0500
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On Dec 22, 2011, at 2:18 PM, David Gilbert wrote:

> I put up an An Wireless HD-70 tower and exothermically welded some 
> ground wires to the base section before it was embedded in the concrete, 
> figuring that down there (roughly four feet below the surface of the 
> concrete) 

Poor choice AFAIK.   My understanding is that if the tower gets takes a heavy 
hit by lightning, the wire could vaporize and crack the concrete.


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