[TowerTalk] Adjustments to Tower Base Pier J-Bolts
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Sat Jul 22 10:01:59 EDT 2017
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On 7/22/2017 6:47 AM, Paul Christensen wrote:
> Got a nasty situation here that needs some brain power to resolve. Earlier
> 2) Use a telescoping hydraulic cylinder (a.k.a. hydraulic ram jack) to push
> the two J-bolts against each other since they are both leaning in by the
> same amount. What I don't know is how much adjusting precision I'll have
> when expanding the cylinder. Do these things move in very small increments?
> What cannot occur is the cylinder "jerking" the bolts to anything beyond
> 1/8". These cylinders are capable of pushing 30,000 lbs. and are typically
> used on large earth-moving front loaders.
> I'm open to any other ideas.
> Paul, W9AC
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