I suspect we're talking about 'hardware cloth', available in various sizes
of squares, something along the lines of 1/4" or 1/2" would prevent someone
from clawing their way up. It is readily available in a galvanized finish,
I suspect using stainless steel wire to 'lace' it together would make it
pretty easy to keep someone off the tower. Of course, gaining access for
the proper folks would require a ladder or undoing the mess somehow.
> You sure that was chicken wire? I used to raise those critters in another
> life, long , long, ago. Chicken wire is a relatively small gage has just
> small enough openings baby chicks can't get through it which makes them
> about 1" and very easy to climb, at least for the dertermined. There is
> another wire mesh that is much heavier with about 1/4" openings/grid and
> that stuff would be very difficult to climb. IIRC chicken wire comes in
> 3' heights. The heavier mesh with the 1/4" grid comes up to 6' in height.
> However I hasten to add that was over 50 years ago.
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