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Re: Weather station installation examples
« Reply #30 on: October 04, 2018, 04:52:19 PM »
Neat! I'm not too fond of the color of stone you used, but some localities insist on "Earth Tone" colors.

I also like the ability to adjust the verticality (is that a word?) with those bolts. I would suggest they have a lock washer and nut to prevent any mechanically inclined (no pun intended, of course) squirrel from making "adjustments". Better safe than sorry! 8)

A church I used to go to decided to build a couple of baseball diamonds. The city said fine. After they were built and fenced, the city said, "We don't like the (galvanized) metal posts, chain-link fencing and backstop. They can be seen (through the young evergreen trees) from the street. Paint them black or an earth tone color." [banghead]

After the painting was done, I told the contractor, who was a friend, that the city was not pleased that he did not use a flat style paint! I suggested he sandpaper over all the surfaces... I had no idea he had such high blood pressure! [roll]

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Thanks for sharing. (Re: Weather station installation examples)
« Reply #31 on: October 04, 2018, 11:18:49 PM »
Dear DFW, X-Air and WeatherCat station caregivers,

Updating my post above - I switched to a 14' stainless steel pole:

Thanks for sharing the update with us!  Definitely a robust and nice looking improvement!

Cheers, Edouard  [cheers1]

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Re: Weather station installation examples
« Reply #32 on: October 05, 2018, 05:45:14 AM »
Nice work DFW. Thanks for the update.
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