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Subject: [TowerTalk] Climbing Glen Martin M-18 Tower
From: Michael Tope <>
Date: Wed, 06 Apr 2011 12:47:26 -0700
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I was given 40ft of Glen Martin M-18 Aluminum Tower a few years ago 
along with the accompanying Hazer tram system. I am thinking of actually 
putting it up this summer. In theory with the Hazer, I shouldn't need to 
climb this tower, but if for some reason I do I was wondering if the 
M-18 sections are safe to climb? I weigh about 195 lbs and am a little 
concerned about the strength of the horizontal aluminum cross braces (I 
am worried they will bend. Anyone have experience climbing Glen Martin 


Mike W4EF...........


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