jacks support base height stable

  1. Uncle Dirtnap

    Size of base vs height of structure - any rules of thumb for jacks?

    A few months back the high school I volunteer at put on Forever Plaid. We built these clever LED lighting towers - 15 feet high, 2 feet wide,1/2 ply backing, built very light - they are maybe 60lbs a piece. We overbuilt the bases: we had the wood and space, and the guy building them made 5ft x...