Historical definition[ edit ] A lavvu in the late s, from "Norge i det nittende aarhundrede"
Just need some aluminum for a vertical antenna or light weight mast? Military surplus aluminum masting tubes. Each tube is 48 inches long by 1. The outer tube has been slightly crimped all the way around at two points to firmly hold the 6 inch piece in place see close-up picture below.
The tubes originally came with a heavy coat of dark green paint. They now have some evidence of rub marks, scratches, nicks, and a few minor dents see picture above and example: The pieces slide together easily with close tolerances.
With more help and additional guying, greater heights are possible. For permanent installations, the tube sections can be easily locked together by drilling and inserting several machine screws per joint.
Be sure to check out our slightly lighter-duty Vertical Antenna Kit, which can also be used as a mast system. We are unable to specify a yield or tensile strength due to the cost of testing.
Plus, then we would have to ask a whole lot more to recover our costs. As an experiment, we were unable to bend a section over the extended part of the van's trailer hitch with one end on the concrete driveway and pulling as hard as we could on the other.
So, it's stiff and strong!
Not sure what these cost the government, but consider these a return on some of your taxes! These new aluminum guy rings are laser-cut to our specifications and fit nicer than our former steel versions. If you are using the full 10 section height of 37 ft. The current August stock is mostly conditionwith some in condition We remove any serious nicks or burrs that prevent proper assembly, and verify that the pieces will actually go together.
All you need to do to make these look new again is obtain, from your nearest hardware store, a can of spray paint, such as, Krylon Camouflage Paint System.
A box of ten 10 tubes weighs 30 lbs. We use glue on the box end flaps and the strongest tape available Scotch RD "Extreme Application" to keep the package intact until it arrives at your destination. To continue bringing you these outstanding surplus aluminum sections, we now have to compete directly with others who recognize the value of the high quality aluminum available in these items.
We try to maintain a decent supply of pieces in stock; however, we are not sure how much longer these will be readily available. Since our standard shipping boxes are suitable for quantities of 4 or 10, please keep that in mind when requesting quotes.
Buyer pays all shipping costs. Sorry, NO direct Credit Card transactions. Note that you can use a credit card through PayPal. Please, do not send payment until you have received correspondence relative to stock, total price, and payment details.How to Build an Aboriginal Plains Style Tipi.
This is how most tipi frames are put up and is based on a 12 foot ( m) tipi, for larger tipi types the measurements are the same.
Now you and your helpers raise the poles up to form a tripod.
8. Spread the bottom of the tripod out at . This is done with one person bracing the bottom of the north and south poles and another person lifting these from the tips and walking under them. This can also be done by using the rope to pull up the tripod. Step 4: Add More Poles to Tripod Lay the tipi poles one by one into the three crotches formed where the tripod poles cross near the top.
The Fibrapole is a″ outside diameter carbon fiber tube that has become Fibraplex’s standard for designer and replacement tent poles because of its ability to best match stiffness and flexibility of comparable aluminum poles.
36ft Portable Antenna Mast Tripod COMBO Kit. This kit includes a Custom Build Powder Coated Tripod, and uses the 4ft Military Camo netting Poles.
This is a COMBO kit, Includes 9 4ft Military Fiberglass poles for mast and 3 Aluminum Poles for the legs. Great . I pitched the tent in the garden. Pitching was extremely easy.
First you peg out each end, which has an interesting tripod arrangement of short guylines radiating from the corners of a venting panel, reinforced by carbon fibre poles. Next you insert your trekking poles extended to the correct height (cm), then peg out the sides.
Other non-ham uses include beach fishing rod holders, heavy duty tent/canopy poles, small sailboat mast/boom, outdoor netting/lighting poles, flag pole, workbench/table legs, fence posts, etc.
Description: Military surplus aluminum masting tubes.