[TowerTalk] raised guys
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Mon Sep 22 17:30:27 EDT 2008
john at kk9a.com wrote:
> Do you really need a guy anchor 8 feet high? The leverage at that height is
Mine had to clear a driveway
> high and it would require a very strong steel beam and many yards of
> concrete. There is a lot of information in the archives on this subject,
I used large structural steel tube which is braced with Heavy I-beams.
Each guy anchor with concrete weighs over 17,000#
> including a nice summary by WE9V
> http://lists.contesting.com/archives//html/Towertalk/1998-03/msg00209.html .
> John KK9A
> To: <towertalk at contesting.com>
> Subject: [TowerTalk] raised guys
> From: "Skip K3CC"
> Date: Sun, 21 Sep 2008 19:14:55 -0400
> As I get older I have forgotten many things. I'm putting up a 60 ft Rohn
> 25 with raised guys 8 ft off the ground
> is there a quick formula for this ?
> I come out with the attachment point at 8 ft off the ground as32 ft from
> the base of the tower with guys at 55 and 28 ft respectfully.
> tnx de Skip K3CC
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