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DIY Hide Pole Bargain

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by neiled, Feb 24, 2014.

  1. neiled

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    2.4m extending and lockable clothes props reduced at B & Q from £10 to £2 each. Green colour available.

    Drill a hole near the bottom and put a bolt through for foot plates to help push in the ground and job done.
     
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    Great shout, just ordered 5!
     
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    hello, none in abingdon store so just going to order 4 later for delivery next week at the £2 each. so i hope not sold out:rolleyes: cheers
     
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    Here's pictures of what the bolts in the poles used as foot plates look like (not my pictures).

    2.jpg 3.jpg
     
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    hello, thanks for the heads up and just ordered 2 as have 2 other types, anyway can you put up the size and types of bolts and spike material. cheers
     
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    As I said against the pictures I posted they weren't my pictures, they were of someone else's build but I'll be doing the same thing. The poles are 15mm diameter so I'd probably use either 8mm or 10mm stainless hex bolts by 100mm with the appropriate washers and nuts (any engineers on here please feel free to correct me as I'm a pen pushing salesman!).
     
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    Or to make shooting sticks?
     
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    NNNOOOOO - they are metl and rattle like hell. If you want shooting sticks, go and cut some from coppice NOW, before the sap rises. Hazel will season beautifully if you leave it for a year in a shed, dry. Prop them straight so they don't warp in storage. Once dried out they are half the weight too - OK so you have to wait until next season to use them, but you haven't any at the moment and you have waited this long already....!

    I cut sticks to make wading staffs too - to raise funds for a charity I am involved in.
     

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