I set my tower legs on bricks in the bottom of my base hole,
then poured in several inches of gravel to allow for drainage.
On Tue, 28 May 2002 21:36:13 +0000 email@example.com writes:
> I have a Universal Tower, and as according to
> manufacturer's instructions I left the top of the base
> stubs open so water could flow out of the tower sections
> into the ground. Problem is is that my soil is a hard
> sand/clay mix that doesn't drain well, and all the water
> winds up doing is sitting in there until it evaporates
> (or actually does seep out after a long period of time).
> What have others done about this? Just let it sit like
> that, or plug up the base stubs? And if the thing to do
> is plug them up, what should I use to do that, and how
> do I get the standing water out of a hole 5' deep with
> such a small diameter?
> Thanks to all.
> Lou Sica AC0X
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