2 inch swaged slot together poles how to stop them turning???

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2 inch swaged slot together poles how to stop them turning???

Post by WARLOCK » 04 Dec 2017, 18:05

Can anyone please tell me the best way to stop these 2 inch swaged slot into each other poles from turning ???

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Re: 2 inch swaged slot together poles how to stop them turning???

Post by Tim » 04 Dec 2017, 19:22

Tighten a hose (jubilee) clip or an exhaust clamp around the bottom of the pole or drill a hole through the pole and the swage and screw in a self tapping screw of a decent size.

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Re: 2 inch swaged slot together poles how to stop them turning???

Post by speeddemon » 04 Dec 2017, 21:37

Or try this with a pice of old bicycle tube...

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Re: 2 inch swaged slot together poles how to stop them turning???

Post by MrWeetabix » 05 Dec 2017, 09:28

drilling a hole through both and putting a screw in should sort that fella
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Re: 2 inch swaged slot together poles how to stop them turning???

Post by Tim » 05 Dec 2017, 11:38

The jubilee clip/hose clip/ exhaust clamp is a better solution than the drill hole and screw in reality as the clip tightens the whole whereas with the screw method if you get any wind movement eventually the hole will wear bigger and the screw gets loose but if you do do the screw method you need to screw in 2, opposite each other and one above the other, not inline.

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Re: 2 inch swaged slot together poles how to stop them turning???

Post by MrWeetabix » 05 Dec 2017, 11:43

The assumption is that you want to be able to take them down and put them back up again regularly..... if you're talking about a permanent install then get a proper single-piece pole for the job. No need to worry about wear/tear then :thumbup:
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Re: 2 inch swaged slot together poles how to stop them turning???

Post by adrian » 10 Dec 2017, 19:39

use self almalgamating tape and maybe also a screw.

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