A heat gun is by far the best option. Your neighbor probably has one; you know, the one you borrowed the pipe wrench from? If she's not around, a lighter will do in a pinch, but take your time and be careful! A hair dryer is useless.
It really should be as close to the handle as you can manage for two reasons:
- Many poles begin to taper in the lower portions of the shaft, and PoleClinometer must be installed where there’s no taper.
- To use your PoleClinometer slope meter you MUST let your pole hang vertically from a loose grip at … Continue Reading ››
If you have a fixed-length pole, remove the pole basket. If you have an adjustable pole, remove the lower pole section(s). Then you can slide the sleeve up the pole from the bottom. If you can’t fit it over your adjustable pole’s locking mechanism, you can usually just slide the locking mechanism off. Check the … Continue Reading ››
Not really. I’ve found I can get it aligned about as well just by eyeballing it when I’m careful and take my time lining it up. And if you don’t get it on the first try, just peel the sticker off and try again. Easy! But if it’s aesthetics you’re concerned with, note that even … Continue Reading ››