Ground anchor rod stabilizer

  • US 6,370,827 B2
  • Filed: 12/10/1999
  • Issued: 04/16/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/10/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A method of stabilizing a ground anchor structure in soil comprising:

  • providing a substantially rectangular stabilizer having a front face and back side, a right and left side portion having a thickness separating the front face and back side, a flat top portion and a tapered inwardly inclined bottom portion, multiple depressions covering substantially all of the front face and a pair of parallel spaced apart vertical rails in the back side;

    providing a ground anchor structure vertically affixed in soil; and

    pounding the stabilizer into the soil adjacent the ground anchor structure, a top portion of the stabilizer remaining above the soil, with the stabilizer back side juxtaposed to the anchor structure and the anchor structure positioned between the vertical rails of the stabilizer so that a force upwardly below 4000 pounds will not cause the ground anchor structure to be removed from the soil.

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