This Plastic Coated Tent Pole is 7.9mm in diameter, 65cm long (68.5cm including ferrule). it is a black fibreglass poles which are coated with plastic and fitted with a metal end ferrule.
Usage: Ideal for repairing or replacing broken plastic coated poles. All replacement poles are supplied at 68.5cm (including ferrule) long so you may need to cut them to size with a junior hacksaw. To find the diameter of your pole you will need to measure the diameter of the end of your pole that does not have the ferrule attached.
How do I Assemble the New Pole?
Disassemble the current pole assembly as follows:
• Hook the elastic holding pole sections at the end nearest the broken section and pull out so knot can be undone (or if necessary cut off).
• Release the elastic and pull back through pole sections to the broken section taking care to keep the pole sections in the correct order.
• Remove damaged section.
Cut the new section to same length as damaged section using a hacksaw.
Reassemble poles as follows:
• Replace broken section with new section.
• Using a length of wire fixed to the end of the elastic (e.g. using tape) feed the elastic through all the poles in the correct order and re-knot at end.