Finally, a pole guard ingeniously designed to solve the site management problem of how to use a pole guard without it interfering with the lowering of the martin housing!
When placed too low, a guard is ineffective against predators. When placed above the rope cleat or brake winch, a guard is often mounted too high to conduct nest checks without a ladder; and the top plate has to be modified to allow for the rope/cable.
The Quick Release Guard, with its pre-drilled vinyl-edged rope/cable hole, can be repeatedly fastened and released completely from the pole in seconds. Made of aluminum, this 8" diameter, 23-1/2"long guard features a unique piano hinge and latch system.
Now comes with see through top to confuse predators.
This Quick Release Predator Guard should be used for 3" square poles including the T14POLE, the 3" Deluxe Gourd Rack poles and the 3" Multipurpose Pole.