[TowerTalk] She's Comin' Down!!!!!!

Mike Bragassa bragassa@hal-pc.org
Sun, 21 Nov 1999 06:43:47 -0600

...Or any one of the sections below the  split could have become plugged w/
dirt while on the ground.
I would put 50-gazzillion of those stainless steel radiator clamps on, above
and below the split(s).

Mike Bragassa, K5UO

----- Original Message -----
From: Stan or Patricia Griffiths <w7ni@teleport.com>
To: Allan W. Schlaugat <n9isn@arrl.net>; <towertalk@contesting.com>
Sent: Saturday, November 20, 1999 9:14 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] She's Comin' Down!!!!!!

> Hi Allen,
> Is there any chance that water could have built up to the level of the
> splits and frozen in there?  That is the only reason I have heard of for
> tower leg splits of the kind you describe.  On a warm day, you could drill
> very small hole in the tower leg right at the bottom where it comes out of
> the concrete base and see if a stream of water comes out . . .  Let us
> will you?
> If your professional installer did not take care to make sure the tower
> would drain the water out the bottom, I think he owes you a new free tower
> installation and free replacement of the bad tower sections.
....Edited out previous text.....

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