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Old 10-04-2015, 12:24 AM   #71
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My approach to attachment was simple. I didn't have to work around gas lines, which made it easy. I used self-tapping screws to attach galvanized 90 inside corner brackets. Seeing how randomly the manufacturer screwed thing too the frame, I'm not concerned about weakening it with a couple more.

I used two angles at each end of the pipe, both facing toward the outside of the trailer. Before attaching, I bent the end of one arm up 45.

The brackets themselves sit on the flange of the I-beam. The screws bear little weight - they only keep the bracket in position. The frame bears the weight, what little there is.

After attaching the angles I used band clamps to hang the pipe on the brackets. The brackets being already I place, it was an easy task to hang it myself, with nothing extra needed to hold it in place while I finalized attachment.

As a backup I have a heavy-duty zip tie threaded around the pipe and through a hole that already existed in the frame.

I hope others may find this useful. I can take pics if that's of any value.
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Old 10-04-2015, 05:00 PM   #72
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Tried every local lumber yard and harware store... no vinyl posts at all. Nearest major store is a menards 100 miles away... no 5" vinyl posts and no inside gutter separators... sigh. Rural america...
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Old 10-04-2015, 05:54 PM   #73
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Tried every local lumber yard and harware store... no vinyl posts at all. Nearest major store is a menards 100 miles away... no 5" vinyl posts and no inside gutter separators... sigh. Rural america...
Try ordering on-line having it delivered.
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Didn't have 'em here either....got mine in NC.
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Didn't have 'em here either....got mine in NC.
good thought Bob, .......plan to attend a rally and find them on the way
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Old 10-04-2015, 06:22 PM   #76
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Our Lowes and home Depot had tons of them.

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It seems to be hit or miss on which HD/Lowe's has these things.
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It seems to be hit or miss on which HD/Lowe's has these things.

I had to order the 5in posts. Deliver to store no freight at Home Depot. I ordered enough to make 2 in case.


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