[TowerTalk] Temporary Guy Anchors
jamieb at optusnet.com.au
Mon Apr 24 06:20:17 EDT 2006
Try your local motor vehicle wrecking yard for a quantity of rear
wheel drive car axles.
Over here in VK I have seen them used for the guys on travelling circus tents.
They are usually 2 to 3 feet long and about an inch and a half
diameter and made from heat treated alloy steel. Definitely won't
bend in a hurry !!!
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>The location is on 10 acres on top of a mountain.
>Space is not an issue. Soil is clay with lots of
>rocks. I am looking for some sort of heavy duty tent
>stakes or equivalent that can be driven into the
>ground to act as guy wire anchors. Another
>possibility is to fill some livestock feed tubs with
>concrete and makeshift anchors. Whatever I do, it has
>to be temporary and last about a year. Guys will be
>either UV resistent rope or light weight wire rope.
>Antenna will be TA-33JR with a HAM IV rotator.
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