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Old 09-05-2014, 02:07 PM   #661
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...Now ya buy his brackets and make your own poles, some folks use painter poles. Some folks use cargo bars...
And some use ELECTRICAL PVC with a cost of less than $15, 2 10' lengths of 1" and 1 10' length of 1-1/4" with the bell cut off and then cut in 2 equal pcs of approx. 58.5" instead of the 60" specified on the dwg. Heat about 3" of the 1" with a heat gun or hair dryer and put in a vise and close to 1". Cut to the lengths specified and drill your holes per print obtained in the FRF Library.

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Old 09-05-2014, 02:15 PM   #662
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I used electrical conduit.

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Old 09-05-2014, 02:22 PM   #663
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And some use ELECTRICAL PVC with a cost of less than $15
Hands down the most cost effective and lightest weight. Painters poles will run you 5 times that and tack on another couple of pounds. I went the painter pole route just because I'm lazy and they look cool, but the PVC's will provide more than ample strength.
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Old 09-05-2014, 02:25 PM   #664
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Hands down the most cost effective and lightest weight. Painters poles will run you 5 times that and tack on another couple of pounds. I went the painter pole route just because I'm lazy and they look cool, but the PVC's will provide more than ample strength.
Ten bucks for metal conduit.
And you can make two sets!

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Old 09-05-2014, 02:37 PM   #665
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Ten bucks for metal conduit.
And you can make two sets!
Nice! Don't those weight quite a bit more?

I guess if my main focus was "cost effective" I would have never bought a TT to begin with.

Everyone together now.. "money pit".
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Yep. RV'ing is not cheap. In many ways it is the "lifestyles of the rich and famous".
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Nice! Don't those weight quite a bit more?
I guess if my main focus was "cost effective" I would have never bought a TT to begin with. Everyone together now.. "money pit".
Don't know about wt difference, but the pvc poles don't rust.
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Old 09-05-2014, 03:09 PM   #668
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Yarome,

You're tryin' to "squirrel" 'em.....trust me, it won't work.....for long.
Can't blame a feller for tryin. Been stuck with a gas stove at the house for going on 4 weeks and it's just snuffin the life outta me.
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Ten bucks for metal conduit.
Same sizes?
(2 10' lengths of 1" and 1 10' length of 1-1/4")
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Don't know about wt difference, but the pvc poles don't rust.
Neither does galvanized metal.
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