[TowerTalk] pulling guy lines tightly

Roger (K8RI) K8RI-on-TowerTalk at tm.net
Sun Sep 21 10:02:31 EDT 2008

Dick Green WC1M wrote:
> Well, this must be one of those YMMV situations.
Apparently <:-))
> All I can say is that on EHS near the 10% target tension, my Loos reads
> about 30% high compared with a Dillon dynamometer. At the low end of the
> scale, it's off by about 50%. At the high end of the scale, it's off by
> about 20%. Undoubtedly one of the gauges is off.
I'm running Phyllistran with 10 to 15' headers of EHS at the bottom.  It 
seems to matter little whether I put the gage on the Phyllistran or EHS.

Roger (K8RI)

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