aluminum Poles? A: Many
reasons. -No rusting -Never have to repaint. -Best strength to weight
ratio -Lighter poles are easier to install, remove and store
Q: Why rolled curve poles?
-Rolled curve poles have less distortion than
- 34" offset helps protect your discs. Nets
too close to the pole allow your discus to hit the pole damaging expensive
-Rolled curve disburses weight throughout the
-No welding means clean smooth lines. -Save your expensive disks from hitting poles placed too
close the net. Other systems have only 24" offset on their poles.
-Rolled looks better than welded. (ok, my
Q: What type of netting should a cage
A:Square netting hangs better than diamond, has a stronger border
,but usually costs more because diamond netting has less waste. -Knotted
Square netting is easier to repair.
-Diamond nets tends to pull in on the
sides. -Nylon should be UV coated to last longer
than polyester in the sun. Polyester is not as strong as nylon. -The higher
the # the thicker the twine used, #36 is considered commercial quality. Make
sure the number is actual twine size.
-Strength of the net is a better
indicator than twine size. Always check the net strength.
-All netting should have a rope border
that is sewn on.
Q: Should I use anchored or removable
system can be both, but removable poles with ground sleeves make it easier to
move them to another location or replace poles if damaged. -Entire cages can
be moved to another area in minutes with additional ground sleeves.
-Cages can also be
rotated on the same throwing pad to a more favorable wind by adding a few more
ground sleeves -Poles can still be locked in with our unique locking
Q: Do I need a pulley system?
really. Most cages are installed in the spring for 4-6 months and stored away in
the Fall and winter. This helps the nets last longer and keeps the poles from
being vandalized over the unused months. When your nets are attached at the top
you can lock just the front poles and it would be very difficult to remove any
part of the cage system. Net bottoms can be quickly unclipped from the ground
and attached higher up on the net for mowing then reattached to the ground
anchors in a minute.
-If you plan on removing the nets daily
or weekly and you have a locked facility, then I would suggest adding a pulley
Q: How do your ground sleeves and net anchors work?
-The ground sleeves are 30" in ground poly vinyl tubes with
stainless steel stop bolts and come with covers to keep debris out when the pole
are removed. -Our net anchors are 16" in ground poly
vinyl tubes with stainless bolts. The net bottoms attach to the bolts with
cinch straps and spring clips to help your net wear better, last longer, and
hang straight. The anchors have covers included to keep debris out when not in