[TowerTalk] Equalizer plate dimensions
David Aslin G3WGN
david at aslinvc.com
Thu Aug 2 16:43:45 EDT 2018
I have a pair of telescopic towers that are similar in size to a US Tower HDX-589. The manufacturer specifies guying at 3 levels, but does not provide equalizer plates. I'm mindful of the Towertalk prime directive, but as the manufacturer is no longer in business, I can't consult them on this topic. Seems to me that equalizer plates are a wise precaution at this high wind location, but I'm open to the wisdom of the Towertalk crowd.
In order to fabricate some 3-way equalizer plates I need dimensions of, for example, the Rohn equalizer plates. Would any kind soul care to measure theirs or provide a specsheet that shows plate thickness, hole sizes and placements? The Rohn catalog is silent on the key points!
73, David G3WGN M6O
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