Re: Crack in the pole


Just remove the ends,  get a new tube from McMaster - Carr, and reinstall the ends on a new tube. It is not that difficult. 
Or you can weld a sleeve on cracked tube.

SM 345 "Life is Good"

On Thu, Jun 4, 2020, 1:20 PM Bernd Spanner <bernd.spanner@...> wrote:
I realized that one of my poles has a crack of about 5 cm or 2 inches. Anyone here with knowledge of metallurgy regarding advise if and how to fix it or better get a new alloy tube? Not sure how old the cracks are. See pics.
SN 119 / Cascais, Portugal

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