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Old 09-08-2009, 10:52 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by McTimson View Post
How much did it cost to put up?
Tower sections $25 (scrap yard FTW!)
Bolts for tower sections $15
Cable $50
Concrete $40
3x 1'x10ft schedule 60 pipe $ unknown(went with steel order)
Time 1 billion hours

+ WRT54GL $60
+ Parabolic Grid $Already had
+ Ammo Box $ 12
$202 +for my end ? + an unbelievable amount of time + energy

Originally Posted by McTimson View Post
Is there enough wind there to make a windmill out of it?
Wind isn't very good on the tower; i'm only a few feet from the top of a very large oak tree about 30 feet away.

Windmill is in the works; but not very soon, nor on this tower . . . .
I do wish

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