The longer the jib on a hammerhead tower crane the more time will be required to start moving the jib and slow it down.
Also the further the distance between the jib and hook the more delay between when the trolley moves and the hook block moves / reacts.
These factors as well as difference in slew and hoist motor size, number of slew motors, jib and tower rigidness / flex will cause variances on how the crane operates.
Tower cranes have the same controls but some adjustments to driving style are needed when operating cranes of different sizes, models and brands. Generally the smaller the crane the more responsive and thus easier to operate... but not always.
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