Ironmaster Cable Tower Review (With Lat Pulldown Attachment)

The gym is a great way to get in shape and stay healthy — but it can take up a lot of time to travel there, do your workout, and come back home. With a home gym, you can eliminate the need to visit the gym, do exercises that are specifically tailored to your fitness level, and strengthen your body, all from the comfort of your own home.

There are plenty of options out there if you’re looking for a way to give your home gym a boost, but the Ironmaster Cable Tower is easily one of the most attractive and affordable options. The Ironmaster is a versatile cable crossover machine, and it’s a great addition to any home gym. Keep reading for the ultimate low-down on this cable machine.

Pros

  • Versatility: There are many workout options available. An upper and lower pulley system provides a full range of motion, which allows the user to perform the same exercises they are familiar with at the gym.
  • Convenient: This product can be used with the Ironmaster Quick-Lock Dumbbells, standard weight plates, and regular Olympic plates.
  • Size: The compact nature of this equipment make it suitable for any sized room. The two wheels allow for easy transportation and storage.
  • Quality: Its heavy-duty frame makes it durable and feels commercial-grade.
  • Add-ons: There are many attachments that can be purchased separately that add even more options to your home workout.

Cons

  • Cost: The mid-range priced product isn't the cheapest cable crossover machine on the market.
  • Height: The height of this equipment may be too tall for some low ceilings.
  • Add-ons: To make full use of this machine, you will have to purchase attachments and add-ons separately.

Unique Features Of The Ironmaster Cable Tower

The Ironmaster Cable Tower is a cable crossover machine that has revolutionized home workouts. With several interchangeable attachments, the Ironmaster Cable Tower is the ultimate full-body workout machine, allowing you to perform many exercises that you normally would at a gym.

Variety Of Exercises

Many different attachments can be used with the Ironmaster Cable Tower, allowing the user to perform a huge range of exercises for a full-body workout. Lateral pull-downs, triceps press downs, high pulley curls, and cable pulls, high pulley rows and low pulley rows, cable curls, upright rows, and straight arm shoulder raises are all possible using this machine.

Ironmaster Cable Tower Different Types of Exercises

Compact And Convenient To Store

The Ironmaster Cable Tower is a space-saving alternative to a conventional cable rack, with a unique compact design that can fit into any workout area. The base of the model has two wheels that lock into place, allowing you to move or store the machine from one location to another with ease.

Easy To Use

Whether you are a beginner or a pro, the Ironmaster Cable Tower is suitable for you. The versatility of this machine will allow you to make up your own routine, according to your ability and the attachments you own.

A simple pull pin mechanism makes changing attachments a breeze. The simple cable path can easily be switched from a high to low position to allow a wide variety of exercises without a cable change.

High-Grade Lat Pulldown Bar

The Ironmaster Cable Tower comes equipped with a 48” (122 cm) lat bar. With just this attachment, you can perform a variety of upper body strength training exercises. The swivel and extension chain on the lat bar allows you to reach and train your entire arm and shoulder, targeting specific muscle groups with precision and flexibility.

Durable And Heavy Duty

The Ironmaster cable tower is built to hold up under the toughest of workouts, comparable to the high-quality equipment you will find at the gym. The Ironmaster Cable Tower is built to support weights of up to 250 lbs (113 kg) — heavy enough for the heaviest lifters, light enough for beginners.

The thick padding on the seat makes for a comfortable workout and is easy to clean. With its 10-year warranty, you can buy this machine with peace of mind.

Adjustable Seat

Ironmaster Cable Tower is compatible with the Ironmaster Cable Tower Seat, Ironmaster Super Bench, and Super Bench Pro. These can be secured easily with a simple pull pin mechanism. These benches can be used for incline, decline, flat and upright exercises. The 11 lock-out angles provide users with vast options for the perfect seating position.

Ironmaster Cable Tower Adjustable Seat

Smooth Cables

The Ironmaster Cable Tower is engineered to withstand the pressure of serious weight training. No matter how heavy the weight you are lifting, the cables have a very smooth motion, enabling you to work out without worrying about cables getting stuck.

Proprietary Weight Carrier

One of the most versatile features of the Ironmaster Cable Tower is its proprietary weight carrier.

It provides the user the flexibility of using the weights they may already have at home.

This is compatible with Ironmaster Quick-Lock dumbbells, standard weight plates, and regular Olympic plates.

Ironmaster Cable Tower Proprietary Weight Carrier

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Product Specifications

Footprint

22 x 19 inches

Dimensions

22 x 19 x 86 inches

Weight

95 lbs (43 kg)

Maximum Load Capacity

250 lbs (115 kg)

Height Restrictions

86 inches (218.5 cm)

Warranty

Yes - 10 years

The Ironmaster Cable Tower is the only gym equipment you need for your home workout. Its all-in-one, ultra-durable design and wide range of features allow it to be used for a variety of exercises that aim to strengthen your upper body, lower body, and core muscles.

The Ironmaster Cable Tower is the perfect choice for your home — its compact and sleek design can fit well in any living or working space. It's also easy to stow and move — with two durable wheels on the base; it can be pulled out and put away with ease.

While the compact frame makes it easy to store and use, the size does not compromise durability. This sturdy equipment is built to hold weights up to 250 pounds (113 kg). This means it's perfect for people just starting with their fitness journey and more experienced users alike.

The Ironmaster Cable Tower can be used with a variety of weights — Ironmaster Quick-Lock dumbbells, standard weight plates, and regular Olympic plates. The proprietary weight carrier allows you to use what you already have at home!

Its unique upper and lower no-change cable path design makes it simple to switch from a high to a low position within seconds. This design allows users to switch between the high and low pulley workouts effortlessly.

The Ironmaster Cable Tower lets you customize your personal workout routine and engage in a more extensive range of workouts with its multiple attachments. These add-ons can easily be attached with a simple pull-pin mechanism.

There are three available seat and bench options - Ironmaster Cable Tower Seat, Ironmaster Super Bench, and Ironmaster Super Bench Pro that opens up various exercise options.

See our review of the Super Bench model here


Comparisons With Other Brands

Ironmaster Vs Akonza Lat Pull-down Machines

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  • Quality 
    The Akonza lat pulldown machine uses heavy gauge steel construction making it durable and long-lasting — perfect for both indoor and outdoor use!
  • Workout Options 
    This equipment has a high and low pulley system, catering to a vast range of upper body workouts. However, its small seat limits the users’ positioning. It can support weights of up to 395 pounds, perfect for heavy lifters.
  • Ease Of Use 
    The simple cable design is easy to set up and switches between high and low pulley easily. It comes with an attached adjustable seat that caters to users of different heights and ranges of motion.  

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  • Quality 
    If durability is your main concern, make note of the heavy-gauge steel frame that comes as standard with this model. It is equipped with thick 8” foam rollers offering a comfortable workout while giving it your all.
  • Workout Options 
    The Body Solid Powerline PLM180X has a high and low pulley system, for a variety of muscle-building exercises. It supports up to 250 pounds of weight resistance, comparable with the Ironmaster Cable Tower.
  • Ease Of Use 
    The uncomplicated cable pull design makes it easy to set up and switch between the high and low pulley. The adjustable padded seat may limit a petite person's ability to use the machine to its full potential.

How To Assemble The Ironmaster Cable Tower?

The Ironmaster Cable Tower is easy to assemble by yourself. Refer to the manufacturer’s Assembly and Use Instructions for more in-depth information.

  1. 1
    Attach the front bracket and rear low pulley bracket to the base frame.
  2. 2
    Attach the front tube upright and slide rail.
  3. 3
    Assemble the bench connector to the front tube upright.
  4. 4
    Install the round tube. Push foam pad spacers on first, then the foam roller pads.
  5. 5
    Install spring and weight carriage over slide rail.
  6. 6
    Install pulleys onto the top pulley bracket. Install top pulley bracket on top of the slide rail and front tube upright.
  7. 7
    Thread the upper cable over the right top pulley and connect the weight carriage. Set the pulley over the cable and fit it into the idler pulley housing.
  8. 8
    Thread lower cable under left bottom pulley through the tube hole in the base frame. Set the pulley under the cable and fit it into the idler pulley housing.
  9. 9
    Adjust the cable tension by screwing in the adjustment screw to remove the slack in the cable.
  10. 10
    If you plan to use the Ironmaster quick-lock dumbbells as the weight source on the carriage, install the carriage dumbbell adapter.

People Also Ask (FAQs)

Why is it difficult to connect or remove super bench on tower?

It’s not difficult at all! All attachments compatible with the Ironmaster Cable Tower are secured with a simple pull pin. All attachments are changed using this simple method which is a breeze to do.

How do I fix the cable that comes off the pulley wheel?

For an easy-to-follow method, refer to Steps 7 and 8 in the Assembly and Use Instructions.

Does this come with the Olympic plates or dumbbells?

The Ironmaster Cable Tower does not come with any weights. It is compatible with Ironmaster Quick-Lock dumbbells, standard weight plates, and regular Olympic plates.


Conclusion

Ironmaster Cable Tower Attachment
  • Heavy duty 250 lb load rating
  • Use Ironmaster dumbbells or Olympic or...
  • No cable change design for quicker workouts
  • Includes lat pull bar

If you're looking for a cable crossover machine in the mid-price range, Ironmaster Cable Tower may be just what you're looking for. Its size and movability make it perfect for home use, while its durability ensures it is built to last. It offers users all-in-one equipment that provides a wide range of movements for a comprehensive workout.

Paul J