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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] AB-577 Surface Guy Anchors?
> Oh, be sure to have the vehicle owners sign waivers relative to any
> damage caused by a falling mast.
> Henry - K4TMC
I really like the idea of the drive-on guy anchors.
In addition to Henry's suggestion above, I would make sure that you collect
the keys of the vehicle owners. This could be a disaster if someone decided
to drive away, particularily if the guy wire were attached to the trailer
hitch of one of the trucks.
Assuming you have enough room, you may want to make the distance from the
base of the AB-577 to the guy anchor greater than the height of the
mast....that may solve the problem of the mast/antenna hitting the truck if
the mast came down. Again, this may depend on what's going to be on the
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