[TowerTalk] Securing cables to trees
Gary McDuffie, Sr.
Mon, 03 May 1999 08:07:08 -0600
On Mon, 03 May 1999 05:07:57 -0700, Tom Osborne wrote:
> You have to be careful when hooking something to a tree. I have
> some guywires on my tower hooked to some screw eyes screwed into
> a tree. I didn't check them for a long time, and now the bark
> has grown over them, and I'll have to take an axe and clean the
> bark away from them to loosen the guys from the screweyes. You
> will have to dress them away from the tree.
I had the same experience in my last QTH. After 10 years, the eye bolts
were completely buried in the bark and I had to cut the guy wire and
pull it through. Today, I use a motorcycle tie-down strap. Besides,
it's more tree friendly.
Hole is ready for concrete, Denny. Probably Thursday.
> Tom W7WHY (Is SAUDSN still going?)
You bet, but you and THE JAW aren't holding up your area of the network!
Gary - AGØN
PSK31 - The dangdest thing you ever saw!
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