[TowerTalk] CONCRETE CURING
dezrat at copper.net
Mon Aug 28 21:44:39 EDT 2006
On Tue, 29 Aug 2006 01:27:26 +0100, "Merlin-7 KI4ILB"
<merlin-7 at sc.rr.com> wrote:
>If I pour the foundation, wait say a week. I should be able to stack the
>tower as long as I do not fully tension the guys. this is only a 60 foot
>tower so the only stress that will be on it is the stack.
> Does that sound about right?
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28 days is what I have always heard for a near-100% cure. I had the
same quandary with my tower base and finally decided to wait the extra
That was six years ago and the three weeks is long forgotten, but if I
had waited only one week and there had been any problems whatsoever
develop, I would have kicked myself into the next county.
Patience is your friend. You'll sleep better.
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