[TowerTalk] Homebrew Towers & Liability

K7LXC@aol.com K7LXC@aol.com
Wed, 13 Dec 2000 21:05:31 EST

In a message dated 12/13/00 3:22:34 PM Pacific Standard Time, dxdog@rcn.com 

> Back to the subject:  maybe there's a good opportunity to save some $ by
>  homebrewing a tower?  It's only a small example, but since forever the ARRL
>  Handbook has had a diagram of a support made from 2x4's.  And I once made a
>  30-foot "tower" about 1 foot square out of do-it-yourself chain-link fence
>  hardware from home depot..... it only supported a vertical, but it stayed 
>  for 4 years until I took it down and sold it when I moved.

    What're you...nuts? Towers on the market have been designed by proper 
engineers and built by journeymen workers. You think you can do that? HA! 

    A 'wooden' tower? Sheesh.

Cheers,   Steve    K7LXC
Tower Tech  

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