Actually not that big of a deal (to me) with a harness and positioning
lanyard. Good quality boots do help, I go about 180.
On 12/11/2011 9:14 PM, W2RU - Bud Hippisley wrote:
> I weight 165 and I climbed one ONCE to help a friend of mine take his beams
> off it. I found it horribly uncomfortable (no horizontal surfaces to stand
> on, and the cross braces cut into your boots and feet). Reaching around the
> lower part of the tower to connect the restraining belt (whatever it's
> called) for my harness was impossible. IMHO, "safe" climbing of an HDBX
> tower is an oxymoron, no matter what your weight.
> Bud, W2RU
> On Dec 11, 2011, at 10:01 PM, Kelley Shaddrick wrote:
>> There have been lots of postings in the Rohn HDBX tower asking about
>> concrete requirements, windloads, and so on. I'm wondering, Does anyone have
>> any idea how large a person can climd one of these towers? Can a 300 pound
>> person climb one of these towers safely? A 250 pound person? Is there any
>> data on this?
>> Kelley - W0RK
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