[TowerTalk] Earth Anchors
j at unixwolf.net
Wed Mar 24 09:15:34 EST 2004
You're kidding right?
If you want it done right, 4" drill stem or maybe I beam and 1.5 yards of
At 12:32 AM 3/24/2004, you wrote:
>I'm planning on using earth anchors for 100 feet of Rohn 25. The soil at
>my place is pretty hard and somewhat rocky. I'm thinking that regular
>earth anchors (screw in type) are going to be difficult to install,
>especially for one person.
>I've seen two other types: duck-bill and something that looks like an
>arrowhead. Both are simply driven in using a long rod, and then the
>attaching cable is pulled. This "sets" the anchor. Looks interesting.
>Anyone using these? They have sizes that claim to have comparable pull
>strengths (4000 - 6000 lbs.) to regular anchors. Seems like an easier way
>Thanks for any comments.
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