Winning tip: Straight up and down

Winning tipStraight up and down
Date:30 April 2008 Tags:,

When mounting a post, flagpole or antenna pole, make sure it goes straight up with this easily made unit. First, find a sturdy piece of 40-50 mm aluminium angle, then mount two small spirit level units close to one end. Check the levels against the aluminium angle before tightening. You now have a tool that will fit against a corner of a square post or round pole to show that both sides are perfectly vertical. The levelling units do not have to be T-shaped, as in my picture; the top levels are the ones that count.

BERNIE CROCKFORD
LANGEBERG RIDGE

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