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Old June 23rd, 2010, 04:57 AM   #3481
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Old June 26th, 2010, 04:15 PM   #3482
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Old June 26th, 2010, 04:19 PM   #3483
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Old June 26th, 2010, 04:49 PM   #3484
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Old June 26th, 2010, 07:54 PM   #3485
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Breathtaking close-ups of the top section, many, many thanks to you, Scion. That last picture in particular leaves your jaw at knee level. Very impressive.
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Old June 27th, 2010, 04:31 AM   #3486
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not sure why they lower the spire
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Old June 27th, 2010, 05:33 AM   #3487
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Hi all.

Hi Todd.
I see they put scaffolding back up on a section of the spire. Comparing shots from the last few months, it does look like they shortened that particular section ... I find it hard to believe they would permanently shorten the height at this late stage. Something to do with the gravity ride ? (I thought that was scrapped for the pod ride though ...)

On another note, the rails for the pod ride are looking quite wavy. I would hope they have some more bracing to do ...

Lastly - the top looks like a bomb went off. Man that looks like a messy, trip hazardous construction area.

Great project - I've liked it from the start - very unique design.

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Old June 28th, 2010, 10:36 AM   #3488
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People call this as Supermodel.

NatGeo - Canton Tower in the making:





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Old June 28th, 2010, 06:29 PM   #3489
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watched that program before, quite amazing
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Old June 28th, 2010, 07:28 PM   #3490
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when opening ceremony?? start in July 1st??
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Old June 28th, 2010, 11:50 PM   #3491
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Old June 29th, 2010, 04:52 AM   #3492
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Fantastic views of the city from the top!
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Old June 30th, 2010, 04:32 AM   #3493
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can wait to go there n feel it....
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Old June 30th, 2010, 04:04 PM   #3494
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Old July 1st, 2010, 05:21 AM   #3495
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Hi all.

The Spire has definitely been lowered.

Here are 2 shots I've labelled - one from 10 01 04 and one from today.
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We can see in the first shot sections 1, 3, and 4 are all approx. the same height and near the same height as the first red and white section above - section 2 is shorter.

The second shot clearly shows section 4 is now much shorter - as in that section and therefore the rest of the spire above have been lowered.

I can't see they are going to lower the total height of the tower at this late stage. I presume being section 4 is smaller than section 3, that 4 is now inside 3 while they work on something. The good news is that obviously section 4 and above is still jackable as that must be how they lowered it.

In other words I'm sure it will be jacked back up into position before they make the final tie-ins making it permanent. The other thing to think about is they are in a position now to add to section 4 (and perhaps 3 as well) bringing the total height of the tower after jacking to something taller than 610 meters.

Could be interesting ...

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Old July 1st, 2010, 06:13 AM   #3496
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If they were to add another 20m or so just to compete to the tv tower in tokyo, then thats very silly and stupid. i don't mind the spire being left at a shorter height, but definitely not at a taller height.
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Old July 1st, 2010, 06:53 AM   #3497
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To be honest, I don't care about the height that much but it is definitely not stupid. If anything it is really fun to see this type of rivalry and it will be a nice trick to beat Tokyo tower .. sneaky
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Old July 1st, 2010, 06:08 PM   #3498
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if total 630m than 610m... i'm happy
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Old July 2nd, 2010, 05:35 PM   #3499
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Well... yesterday we had a sunny day here in Guangzhou so I decided to go and take pictures of this tower, here are my pics
















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Old July 2nd, 2010, 07:13 PM   #3500
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Lol!Cool pics Victor!
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