I am looking at using 2" industrial tubing or 2" rigid conduit.  1" just wouldn't do and I am leery of 1-1/2 being enough as well.

Scott Reed
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From: "Tom Andrews" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "WISPA General List" <wireless@wispa.org>
Sent: Wed, 28 Dec 2005 12:43:27 -0500
Subject: Re: [WISPA] Utility pole mount

> I like the idea, but not the material. I ran into the same type of issue at
> my house. I have a 50' Pi-Rod Solid rod free standing tower, but needed to
> be at about 65'. I took 2 10' 1" ID sections of galvanized water pipe,
> screwed them together and had them arc welded. It was a heavy beast to get
> up the tower and mounted, but it got the job done. I hate to see mast pipe
> sway in the wind and did not have room to guy wire it. Bigger is always
> better in all the things I build!
>
> Tom
>
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> From: "Scott Reed" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>; "WISPA General List" <wireless@wispa.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, December 28, 2005 11:13
> Subject: Re: [WISPA] Utility pole mount
>
> I like that.  Is 2 ft enough space to hold the other 18 ft?  I would have
> expected 3ft or more, but the more pipe in the air the better.
>
> Scott Reed
> Owner
> NewWays
> Wireless Networking
> Network Design, Installation and Administration
> www.nwwnet.net
>
> The season is Christmas, not X-mas, not the holiday, but Christmas, because
> Christ was born to provide salvation to all who will believe!
>
> ---------- Original Message -----------
> From: Blair Davis <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> To: WISPA General List <wireless@wispa.org>
> Sent: Wed, 28 Dec 2005 09:58:02 -0500
> Subject: Re: [WISPA] Utility pole mount
>
> > I have used 2 10 ft masts plugged together to make a 20 ft...   Then,   1/2
> > inch threaded rod and commercial pipe hangers.  bore a hole thru the pole
> > 1 ft from the top.  another hole 2 ft down from that.  use a threaded rod
> > in each hole with a pipe hanger and large washer on one end and a large
> > washer and nut on the other.  Put your mast in the pipe hangers and adjust
> > as needed.
> >
> > Scott Reed wrote:
>  I need to mount a 24dB grid 15' above the top of an existing privately
> owned utility pole. Any suggestions on bracket, mast, etc.?
>
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