[TowerTalk] Question on R-TA-45 Torque Bracket

k7lxc at aol.com k7lxc at aol.com
Fri Jun 14 13:24:29 EDT 2019

>    I had one of these on the top guy set of my 110' R45 tower.   And I had torque arms on the lower two guy sets.
>    My question is aside from twisting, does this change any of the wind loading numbers?
>    My suspicion is the double guy sets per face can only help but I have never seen it quantified.
    Since the capacity of a tower is determined by the leg strength, I'd say that the use of a star guy bracket doesn't really do anything to change it. I'm not an engineer so I don't have any calcs to provide.
Cheers,Steve     K7LXCTOWER TECH

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