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From: (Don Havlicek)
Date: Thu, 03 Oct 2002 22:42:38 -0500
Seems to me that if you're only putting up a 40-foot tower, you could
EASILY put up a heavy-duty ALUMINUM tower that would require NO GUYS and
be very 'easy' on the eyes.  
Check the specs on Universal towers .. you can get a heavy duty
40-footer that will have very good wind loading capacity and be easy to
climb.  [I have three Universal towers .. one 70', one 60' and one 65'
that has a 'salvaged' 5' section] 

Jeff Burns wrote:
> The one restriction my wife has put on my plan to install a tower is "NO Guy
> Wires." Despite this I sill think a slender tower with a few guy wires may
> look better that a massive self-supporting tower.
> If I use a guyed tower the anchor points will be a challenge. The tower will
> be just behind the house. Our masonry fireplace is along the same wall. How
> might guys be attached to a fireplace?
> To keep the other guys from being a nuisance in the yard I would like to
> attach them to post at least seven feet tall. Can anyone suggest how big a
> post is needed and how much concrete is needed to hold it in place?
> I am thinking of a 40ft tower.
> Jeff Burns
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