[TowerTalk] Shackles on guy wire ends
bragassa at consolidated.net
Sun Aug 27 16:24:32 EDT 2006
intrigued by the photo showing a shackle between the guy grip and bracket
link. It was also interesting to see a bit of wire being used to prevent the
shackle bolt from moving""
Both of my towers are that way. I guess quite by coincidence for N4GN. Mine
have been up 14 and 16 years using shackles....around the guy wire bracket
bolt; not another 'ring' (?)
Makes it easier to string up when assembling the guys. Don't have to wrap
the guy grip at 100 feet or hook-and-bolt the guy bracket. Hook the
shackle(s) around the already mounted guy bracket bolt(s) and be done with
I like to keep my time 30 feet or more above un-guyed towers at a bare
minimum. Just a psychological thing for me...
More information about the TowerTalk