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Re: [TowerTalk] Trylon 72' Tower

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From: "Paul Christensen" <>
Date: Fri, 1 Aug 2014 18:20:45 -0400
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"However, my concern is that we noticed, right after the storm had passed, that the tower had a noticeable "lean", in the upper third or so. toward the east. The strongest winds during the eye were from the west. It is hard to tell exactly, but when sighting up either of the legs on the east side (it is leaning slightly to the east) it appears there is a change in the direction of legs about 30' up..."

As I recall, Scott, KA9FOX and owner of experienced a similar shearing issue that caused an upper section to bend on a Trylon T500-72 at his old QTH. After that experience, he went with a guyed tower for his new QTH.

Paul, W9AC


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