[TowerTalk] Guy wire Clamps
Sat, 29 Jul 2000 13:53:30 -0600
HMMM. My 130 ft R35 tower has the guy grips
placed around the legs and catches the corners
of the Z braces. Still there, even after a small
tornado. The top (1/4 inch) guys even held up 2 trees
that fell against them! BUT, it may still not be optimum.
de Tom N4KG
On Sat, 29 Jul 2000 Pete Smith <email@example.com> writes:
> At 09:42 PM 7/28/00 -0400, Tom Rauch wrote:
> >Never put the rounded end against the guy wire, and never put the
> >guy wire (or grip) against a rounded rung on a tower! They all have
> >a minimum safe bending radius.
> And isn't it wonderful that the Antenna Book still shows this as an
> accepted solution, going around leg and cross-braces with nary a
> thimble in sight!
> 73, Pete Smith N4ZR
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