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Reviews Categories | Towers, masts, accessories, climbing gear | TOWERJACK Help

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TOWERJACK Reviews: 3 Average rating: 5.0/5 MSRP: $(missing—add MSRP)
Description: Tower Jack
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W2RE Rating: 5/5 Oct 12, 2008 03:13 Send this review to a friend
Excellent Tool  Time owned: more than 12 months
Used this tool on dismantalling several rohn towers. Works great, no more strugging to get sections apart. Must have if taking tower down.
W4MY Rating: 5/5 Dec 5, 2007 10:02 Send this review to a friend
Indispensible  Time owned: more than 12 months
Buy or borrow this tool if you are even thinking about doing any tower work. You need only to have struggled with one stubborn tower joint to believe me.

I don't have any experience with other brands or knock-offs of this tool, but this is the original.

If nothing else, I don't care to beat the tower on which I am standing 75 feet in the air.

Be Safe! Marty / W4MY

K9KJM Rating: 5/5 Jun 4, 2007 10:54 Send this review to a friend
A MUST have tool!!!  Time owned: more than 12 months
The "Tower Jack" is one of those tools that is a MUST HAVE if you work on even one Rohn 20, 25, 35, 45, or 55 tower!
This tool makes taking apart, Or pulling tower sections together a real breeze!
It will pay for itself in saved frustration if you take even one tower apart!

HOWEVER, As great as the tower jack is, BEWARE of some other products offered by this same company! The "Tower Guard" static dissipation brush is one of those products that can be called "snake oil" in that they do NOT prevent lightning hits to your tower! Your money is much better spent on more ground rods and heavy copper wire to properly ground your tower.
Also, The "Tower Lube" is something that should really be avoided. Rohn 25 type tower leg joints really need to have a good tight friction fit to be solid.

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