[TowerTalk] Tower Base Size??
jp at ezoom.net
Sun Mar 14 14:12:13 EST 2004
Ted, the only person that can give you a definitive answer about this is an
engineer with knowledge of your local soil conditions and what the
overturning moment is for that tower at its rated capacity and windspeed.
On 3/14/2004 2:02:05 PM, k2qmf at juno.com wrote:
> Hello all,
> The plans for an LM-470 base call for a
> hole 3.5 X 3.5 X 7.5 Feet deep. (Aprox 3.4 yards).
> My question is, would a hole 4.5 X 4.5 X 7 Feet deep
> (Aprox 5.3 yards) be acceptable even though it is
> 0.5 feet less deep ???
> Many Thanks for any input on this.
> 73, Ted K2QMF
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