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06-14-2011, 01:50 AM
Does anyone have some tips on how top measure the diamater of your tower?

06-14-2011, 08:15 AM
If you have a flexible measuring tape, like one that you can get at a fabric shop, you can measure the circumference. Then divide that by Pi (3.14159) and that should give you the diameter. You can also use a piece of string (non-stretch) and wrap it around and mark it, then measure with a ruler or measuring tape.

06-14-2011, 09:07 AM
depending on how your tower collapses you can get a measurement where it breaks... I can pull down one of the side legs and get a measurement as the mount has an L cut and I can easily measure straight across

06-14-2011, 11:53 AM
Wrap a strip of paper around the tower leg. Mark where it touches itself. Then flatten it out and measure. Divide by 3.1416. Congratulations, you now know the diameter!

06-14-2011, 04:05 PM
Cheap Plastic Caliper from Harbor Freight for 99 cents I think it was and I used the dang thing all the time!

06-14-2011, 06:31 PM
Thanks I figured it would be something simple!!!