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May 14, 2018 7:14 AM CST
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Name: Jai or Jack
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I'm pondering creating something like this:

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From here: https://debraleebaldwin.com/ca...

But I went to Lowe's and Home Depot and couldn't find the metal rods. Any idea what they are technically called?

I'm a bit stupid/aloof so I don't always know what something is even when I'm looking at it so I need very simple, direct, guidance. lol
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May 14, 2018 7:25 AM CST
Name: Stefan
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Those are a type of small construction beams, used for fences and other utilities. Dont think they are mass produced, but you could improvise with a similar metal pipe or beam or rod, as long its chemically and mechanically durable. Think this is a makeshift structure, and a very practical one at that.
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May 14, 2018 7:38 AM CST
Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
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The poles made for chain link fence might be usable.
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May 14, 2018 7:56 AM CST
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Name: Jai or Jack
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Chain linked fence is a good idea. I hadn't thought of that. Thank you.
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May 14, 2018 8:03 AM CST
Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
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Happy to share. We bought a used CL fence & had some pieces left-over when we finished fencing the part of our yard that we wanted to be fenced-in. The various parts have been handy for various other uses!
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May 14, 2018 9:14 AM CST
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As an alternative you could use PVC pipe... if you get thick snow blankets in winter it might be less practical, but if not PVC is a lot easier to handle (ie. cut to size than the metal rods).
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May 14, 2018 9:23 AM CST
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Name: Jai or Jack
WV (Zone 6b)
Om shanti om.
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Nope, it needs to be metal rods.
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