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    pontechango

    (at least not cheaply). The article says it's as tall as the London Eye.  It may look compact in that overhead shot, but it isn't even remotely.  And it's spinning incredibly quickly.  You'd need at least three tethers to prevent rotation.  And honestly, I'm not sure how many materials would be up to the job.  Probably cheaper just to build a fixed steel and/or concrete platform.

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