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Fantastic 11-06-2012 03:09 PM

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My wife and I moved in to a new house.... Together ;).... And while hanging laundry she found the exterior covering over the metal line to be cracked and missing.

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Therefore my ears were ringing to fix it. So this is what I did...

First, I measured the distance between the two hanging poles, trees, etc and times it by two. Then you know how much new line you'll need to buy. I then bought the new line.

Then I cut the old line and removed it from the tensioner. Only remove the line from one of the wheels (pulley) that support the line in the air

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I then put up a new hanger end that allows someone to move the line up and down for easy hanging and removal of clothes. Un bolt the top two bolts

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Unbolt the bottom bolts

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Then installed the new adjustable hanger and used the original bolts

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Then I taped the new line to the old line that was still around the wheel (pulley) at one end

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Then I pulled the old through until the new line came back to me. I ran the new line around the 2nd wheel until I had both new ends together. You'll probably have to cut the new line as it'll be longer then what you need...measure twice cut once ;)

Once I had the new lines together I connected them into the original tensioner and turned the tensioner to spec (eye balled it lol)

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Then it was all done

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No more ears ringing :)

gregzoll 11-06-2012 03:19 PM

Too much work.

Fantastic 11-06-2012 03:32 PM


Originally Posted by gregzoll
Too much work.

It wasn't that much work lol

Fantastic 08-16-2013 08:53 PM

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Thought I'd add to this... Replaced the pole as our trampoline took a ride in the wind and broke it off at the ground.... Here's some pics.

Dug around the concrete in the ground, hooked up some chains, pulled out the concrete, put in new pole and used a product called "Fast 2 K"... Worked awesome!!! Pole set in place in 45 mins(15 mins per bag)... Put dirt back in and packed it down, hooked up the new hardware and done!!

SeniorSitizen 08-16-2013 09:07 PM

Your technique really excels when it's time to thread new rope in a block and tackle.

Fantastic 08-17-2013 09:17 AM


Originally Posted by Fairview
Your technique really excels when it's time to thread new rope in a block and tackle.

I have farmers for brother in laws.... Chains work for everything LOL

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