[TowerTalk] Bag concrete question
w2lu at rochester.rr.com
Tue May 3 18:29:26 PDT 2011
For temporary support for a "smaller" array, why not 3/4 inch plywood,
2x4's, bolts and U-bolts ?
Gene / W2LU
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dick Flanagan" <dick at k7vc.com>
To: <Brahmangou at aol.com>
Cc: <towertalk at contesting.com>; <aa4lr at arrl.net>
Sent: Tuesday, May 03, 2011 9:04 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Bag concrete question
>I sure am glad I single-bid my tower hole, cage, base and pour. The
> original spec's on the tower base were 5.5' X 5.5 ' X 7.0'. The
> contractor was one of these types who figured there wasn't any problem
> his big-a**ed back-hoe couldn't solve. Unfortunately for him, one of
> its primary shortcomings was the inability to dig an accurate sized hole.
> The final dimensions were 9.0' X 9.0' X 10.0' and it took two Redicrete
> trucks to bring in the requisite 16+ yards of concrete. The contractor
> said he would have saved a lot of money if he had just hired two guys to
> hand-dig the hole and left his back-hoe at home.
> Dick Flanagan K7VC
> dick at k7vc.com
> On 5/3/2011 6:55 AM, Brahmangou at aol.com wrote:
>> 4/10 cubic foot per 60 pound bag.
>> Marty AB5GU
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