[TowerTalk] Can Chrome-moly be galvanized? Should it?
n4zr at contesting.com
Sat Mar 20 18:15:47 EST 2004
I'm embarked on this summer's antenna project, which will involve
substituting a 16-20 foot 2" chrome-moly mast for my present 10-foot Rohn
galvanized steel one.
I have been warned that bare chrome-moly will rust and make a mess. Would
it make sense either to have it galvanized or paint it with a POR-15-type
product before it goes up? The tower has a Rohn 25 pointy-top, so some
degree of wear and tear on any coating seems inevitable, and maybe this is
overkill. What do you think?
73, Pete N4ZR
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