Proper guy line tensioning

OSAS_Charts-04Proper Guy Line Tensioning is an important part of Stabilizing the rig. Since not everyone carries a tensiometer in their back pocket, the API RP4G committee developed a chart that can help in determining if the guy lines are properly Pre-tensioned by measuring sag in the lines vs. line of sight. Below is a chart with recommended Pre-tension loads vs. guy wire sag.