Pointer to test of pull-out strength of various methods of securing guy lines

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Pointer to test of pull-out strength of various methods of securing guy lines

Post by dustandsnow » Sun Jul 16, 2017 10:10 am

Hi everyone,

Last year I came across a post (I believe on ePlaya) where someone did an on playa test of the pull-out strength of various methods for securing guy lines such as lag screws & rebar of different sizes. They even had numbers measuring the force required for each. I've searched high and low and cannot find that thread again. Does anyone know the one I am talking about? / Have a link to it?

Thank you.

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Re: Pointer to test of pull-out strength of various methods of securing guy lines

Post by Ratty » Sun Jul 16, 2017 10:40 am

Look for Lags screws vs rebar thread. Use google. Put eplaya in your search.
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Re: Pointer to test of pull-out strength of various methods of securing guy lines

Post by EGAZ » Sun Jul 16, 2017 11:37 am

This is what you seek I believe. :coffee:
2nd time better than the first. And the first was pretty Freakin' Great!
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Re: Pointer to test of pull-out strength of various methods of securing guy lines

Post by dustandsnow » Sun Jul 16, 2017 2:04 pm

That's it! Thank you!!

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Re: Pointer to test of pull-out strength of various methods of securing guy lines

Post by Ratty » Sun Jul 16, 2017 3:17 pm

EGAZ, They make those hard rubber toys that you put dogs treats in for a reason.
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Re: Pointer to test of pull-out strength of various methods of securing guy lines

Post by EGAZ » Sun Jul 16, 2017 6:19 pm

I've tried googling for it in the past and it is hard to find. I had it in my bookmarks after someone found it for me last year.

One would think this would find it as you suggested. site:eplaya.burningman.org "lag screw pull test"

But it does not. So I payed it forward this time. :coffee:
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Re: Pointer to test of pull-out strength of various methods of securing guy lines

Post by Ratty » Sun Jul 16, 2017 8:17 pm

'eplaya lag screws vs. rebar' just like I suggested. EGAZ Thank you for posting it. You have more patience than I. Eplaya is the absolute best source for BM info. We are not playapedia. If you join the community we'll drive to your house and put up your shade with you. If you just stop buy to get info, (especially more than once), at least try to google it before you ask someone else to find it for you.

Or rebar and lag screws or lag screw pull out strength. Or any combination there of.

Google 'lag screws eplaya' and look at the images they provide. Everybodys there figjam, Capt, Joeln, etc....(Bunch a wing nuts if you ask me.)
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Re: Pointer to test of pull-out strength of various methods of securing guy lines

Post by Shoeshine » Sun Jul 16, 2017 8:51 pm

that was our camp that put together the test rig.
happy to answer any questions.
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Re: Pointer to test of pull-out strength of various methods of securing guy lines

Post by FIGJAM » Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:39 am

"Google 'lag screws eplaya' and look at the images they provide. Everybodys there figjam, Capt, Joeln, etc....(Bunch a wing nuts if you ask me.)"

Shear pins, not wing nuts.

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Re: Pointer to test of pull-out strength of various methods of securing guy lines

Post by EGAZ » Mon Jul 17, 2017 12:31 pm

We are not playapedia.

Preachin' to the choir Ratty. ;)
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