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8m pole at Aldi

Have bought one of these poles this morning to experiment with.
The main advantage compared to other poles is that it is NOT telescopic, the eight 1m sections are simply pushed together so there is no danger of the sections collapsing in on each other.
Seems a fairly decent gauge of glass fibre tubing and weighs about one kg I would estimate.
The standard three element Sotabeam fits tightly at about 5m above ground so only five sections need to be used.
Worth having a look at for £19.99.

http://www.aldi.co.uk:80/uk/html/offers/2867_6821.htm?WT.mc_id=2008-08-08-12-13

Ron,
GW4EVX

In reply to GW4EVX:
Thanks ron i have picked a couple up and as you say they are good, but if anybody wants one then be quick as they are going fast.

Richard
M0EAF

In reply to M0EAF:
Very appropriate brand name … Activator
73
jim
g0cqk

In reply to G0CQK:
Thats what i thought when i first saw them, they are also selling two poles together a 4m and 6m i think for 14.99, i thought of using those for the struts for building quads.

Richard
MOEAF