AAA Rack Issue-Help

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AAA Rack Issue-Help

Postby TIGERPITT » Mon Sep 02, 2019 10:50 am

Hope everyone had a good year!!
I have 3 AAA gourd rack systems that I have used for years and really like them. I do have an issue with the nylon glide tabs which keep the aluminum hub from rubbing the 2" pole. They have worn out over the years . Can they be replaced? If so where can I buy them? Hope someone can help.

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Re: AAA Rack Issue-Help

Postby Dale D » Mon Sep 02, 2019 3:56 pm

They can be replaced and they are $7.75 for 4 of them. If the PMCA Shop doesn't carry them you can probably get them thru Troyer's. I know a Vendor that carries them but, I don't believe I am aloud to say here on the forum.
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Re: AAA Rack Issue-Help

Postby flyin-lowe » Mon Sep 02, 2019 7:21 pm

Good to know, I have some that will be needing replaced soon. I don't know without looking but mine is close to 10 years old....
2020 (HOSP Count 2)
2019- 31 Pair over 100 fledged
2018- 15 pair last count 49 fledged
2017 3 SY pair nested, 12 eggs total, fledged 10. 4 additional SY's stayed all summer but never paired/nested.
2016 1 pair fledged 4
2015 Visitors
2014 Visitors
2013 Moved 6 miles away, 1 pair fledged 2.
2012 30 pair fledged 100.
2011 12 pair (11 that nested), 43 fledged.
2010 5 pair, 21 eggs, 16 hatched, 14 fledged.

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Re: AAA Rack Issue-Help

Postby TIGERPITT » Tue Sep 03, 2019 1:04 pm

Thanks Dale! I'm glad they can be replaced because all 3 of mine are worn out. The aluminum is rubbing on aluminum and I see bad wear in places.

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Re: AAA Rack Issue-Help

Postby DAVE » Mon Sep 09, 2019 2:33 pm

I don't have your kind of polls, but I do have experience with aluminon. use a bar of soap after each rain. This will really the lessen the friction . Put a bar of soap on poll and rub the effected surfaces . Once the soap gets ingrained into the surface you wont have to do it as often. Some people use grease but this real MESSY .
Good Luck dave

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