I've had to climb my 40' M18 when a cable got looped over the top of the
tower and the hazer wouldn't come down.
I kept my feet toward the outside of the horizontal pieces - resulted in
some bending but the hazer still goes up and down with no problems.
On 4/6/2011 15:47, Michael Tope wrote:
> 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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