[TowerTalk] Fiberglass UV

Pete Smith n4zr at contesting.com
Tue Mar 23 06:52:22 EST 2004

At 01:39 AM 3/23/04, WD4K wrote:
>Nonsense?..not so when your own comments even limit the life expectancy to
>10 years or so, and that is probably a stretch..time will tell.

Hmmm -- if you're right, the guys who invested in Polygon pultruded guy 
material for their big antenna farms are in bad trouble.  If the SteppIR 
elements can be expected to fail from wind loading in a few years, what 
about guys that periodically come under thousands of pounds of tension?

73, Pete N4ZR
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