WTB: Medalist Launch Tower

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  1. Feb 14, 2016 #1

    WFWalby

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    Looking for a Medalist launch tower in good to excellent condition. Planning on attending NARAM this summer but need to practice. Any help will be greatly appreciated.
    Thanks a heap,
    William

    you may send email wfwalby-at-ucdavis.edu
     
  2. Feb 23, 2016 #2

    manixFan

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    I have a new, unassembled Medalist tower. I sent you an email regarding it but thought I'd leave you a note here as well. Other than being a bit dusty it's in excellent condition with all parts accounted for (as far as I can tell from the parts list).

    If interested, make me an offer via PM or by replying to my email.

    Thanks,


    Tony.
     
  3. Feb 24, 2016 #3

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    William,

    Thanks for getting back to me. Looks like the tower will find a good home unless shipping is a no-go. Those 48" long pieces are a bear to package.


    Tony.
     
  4. Feb 25, 2016 #4

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    I'll mention that I too am interested in getting a Medalist Tower.

    So if anyone else is willing to sell one, please PM me.

    - George Gassaway
     
  5. Mar 11, 2016 #5

    WFWalby

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    Would like to publicly thank Tony for prompt shipment of the Medalist Tower. It arrived undamaged and as advertised. Thank you very much kind sir!!!
    William
     
  6. Apr 7, 2016 #6

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    And me too! (And I'll pay a dollar more than George! :wink:)
     
  7. Aug 2, 2016 #7

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    If anyone still has a medalist tower for sale please let me know. It is highly wanted and needed.

    Thank you
     
  8. Aug 2, 2016 #8

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    Wow why all the hopla over a launch tower, what is so special about it, any pics?
     
  9. Aug 3, 2016 #9

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    I have one in good shape, what do you want to offer for it ? Where do you live, I am guessing it would be easier and cheaper to ship unassembled
     
  10. Aug 3, 2016 #10

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    Adjustable from bt-5 to bt-80 (if not more), lightweight aluminum construction, relatively portable. It's pretty nice if you need the flexibility. I gave mine away years ago to the current NAR president.

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  11. Aug 15, 2016 #11

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    Medalist towels were an Apogee component item. They are pretty nice Light weight fully ajustable towers from BT-5 thru BT-80+. They do require a bit of launch rail alignment adjustment over time but not all that difficult to do.

    Apogee Components 3-rail Tower-am_96 dpi_10-06.jpg
     
  12. Aug 15, 2016 #12

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    Ok, a bit belated but a big 'You're Welcome' to William. It was a easy transaction.

    For what it's worth my instruction manual was copyright 1996 Balsa Machining Service. I know BMS has it's own website now but I suppose it could have been sold by Apogee. Mine was part of a garage full of stuff I bought so I have no idea what the original source was.


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