[TowerTalk] Fwd: Screw Anchor removal

Tom Nicholson Gunsrus1942 at Comcast.net
Tue Jan 7 17:36:33 EST 2014

Thanks for the quick reply & as I thought, there has to be a mechanical 
"advantage" employed!!! Hence the 4' pipe.
Thanks again.


On 1/7/2014 5:22 PM, David Blake wrote:
> Not too difficult, just starting a screw --  I use a 4 foot
> long pipe thru the eye and start turning.  They actually
> go in easier than you would think.  Of course as it gets
> deeper it becomes more difficult, thus the 4 foot pipe for
> some leverage.  You end up waking around and around
> but the job has never taken more than a few minutes.
> Where I have put them in Virginia there has been rock
> and generally I have been lucky to be able to get by them
> except one time when I just restarted the anchor 6 inches
> further away.
> In Ohio my soil had little rock and the anchor just went
> right down.
> 73
> Dave -N4DB-
> On Tuesday, January 7, 2014 5:11 PM, Tom Nicholson 
> <Gunsrus1942 at Comcast.net> wrote:
> Having never installed one, how does one install one by hand? Dumb
> question but I'm faced with maybe doing it & need to be an "inquiring"
> mind.
> Thanks for your input.
> Tom W1ALZ

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