[TowerTalk] {SPAM} Re: hazer comments

Roger (K8RI) K8RI-on-TowerTalk at tm.net
Thu Jul 31 22:53:16 EDT 2008

bill rubin wrote:
> Rodger,  When you said "So going to EHS over Phyllistran would more than
> double the pull on the tower raising cables."  Thats not really apples to
> apples.
> Yes I agree 5/16 EHS #6650  has higher tensel strength than HPTG40001
> Phyllistran #4000 is rated at #4000.
> However, it is better to match to combine 1/4 EHS #4400  with HPTG40001
> Phyllistran #4000 thereby the adjustment tension can be eaiser since they
> are close to matching.
> For 5/16 EHS  #6650  would better match HPTG67001 Phyllistran #6700


My main concern it that hams realize how much extra load they are 
putting on a crank up tower by guying it.  Some of those towers are 
engineered to take guys with their additional load and some aren't.   


Roger (K8RI - ARRL Life Member)
N833R (World's oldest Debonair)

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