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Strider

Trad climber
one of god's mountain temples....
Topic Author's Original Post - Mar 31, 2008 - 04:33pm PT
I need a new fly pole for my A5/TNF Cliff Cabana portaledge and can't find any local place that sells replacement poles. Any help? I live in the South Bay (Newark/Fremont) but can drive to any relatively close gear shop. Specifically I need:
Easton 7075-T9 @ 24" x5
Easton 7075-T9 @ 16" x1

Thanks for any help guys!

-n

fattrad

Mountain climber
GOP Convention
Mar 31, 2008 - 04:35pm PT
Wilderness Exchange in Berkely has a supply of replacement poles.



Jody's evil twin.
tooth

Mountain climber
B.C.
Mar 31, 2008 - 04:44pm PT
I have 16 pieces of 8.84mm OD DAC aluminum poles that are orange. 17" long each. Found them with elastic cord in the backcountry in a few pieces.

The end pieces can be cut and plugs re-inserted, tied to the cord, so length is very adjustable.

If you want to make them work, you can have them, just pay for shipping from LA.
T Moses

Trad climber
Paso Robles
Mar 31, 2008 - 07:00pm PT
Hey Tooth. If Strider doesn't want them I'll take em. Email me a price for shipping.

That 7075-T9 is some hard stuff. It approaches the strength of mild steel. I machined some parts out of a chunck some years ago and I remember thinking: "Damn, this is some tough metal!"
Raydog

Trad climber
Boulder Colorado
Mar 31, 2008 - 07:40pm PT
http://www.questoutfitters.com/tent_poles.htm#TENT%20POLES

re: Making poles is very easy
yo

climber
The Eye of the Snail
Mar 31, 2008 - 07:58pm PT
"Tent poles."

"Uh-huh."

"You already have the tent?"

"Somethin like that."

"Well you give me the model number of the tent I can order you the poles."

"Never mind. I want a tent."

"What kind of tent?"

"The kind with the most poles."
SteveW

Trad climber
Denver, CO
Apr 1, 2008 - 06:53am PT
Have you contacted North Face to ask them
if they supply old poles? It may not be
the cheapest way, but they might. . .
Good luck.
72hw

Trad climber
Hollyweird, CA
Apr 1, 2008 - 08:53am PT
These people do some really decent replacement work:

http://www.polesforyou.com/

Just my two bits...
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