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by PV Official
Tue Oct 20, 2009 4:19 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - USA Elite
Topic: The next generation needs change
Replies: 38
Views: 11514

Re: The next generation needs change

http://tonyward-trackchat.blogspot.com/ I don't mean to hijack this thread but the above article suggests that the problem being discussed here applies to all of track and field, not just the pole vault. Speaking for myself, I've been a Track fan for about 40 years but I've only been a Track AND FIE...
by PV Official
Mon Oct 19, 2009 3:49 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Equipment
Topic: The Pole Vault Pole: An Engineer's Perspective
Replies: 0
Views: 744

The Pole Vault Pole: An Engineer's Perspective

I apologize if this has been posted before but I just received the link:

http://www.gillathletics.com/PVNews/Jef ... alysis.pdf
by PV Official
Mon Oct 12, 2009 4:01 pm
Forum: Sales Forum
Topic: Crossbar Lifter
Replies: 16
Views: 6799

Re: Crossbar Lifter

Just made my reservations for the Pole Vault Summit and plan to use my lifters on the pit I officiate.
by PV Official
Sun Sep 27, 2009 9:10 pm
Forum: Sales Forum
Topic: Crossbar Lifter
Replies: 16
Views: 6799

Re: Crossbar Lifter

Thanks for the suggestions, Kirk. I have actually been pursuing a similar approach. I now have a quote to manufacture my device and know I can retail the product for significantly less than my original estimate. I'm still working out the details but I will keep you posted on my progress via this mes...
by PV Official
Thu Sep 24, 2009 3:54 pm
Forum: Sales Forum
Topic: Crossbar Lifter
Replies: 16
Views: 6799

Re: Crossbar Lifter

Kirk, I don't know how "commercial" this product would be because I am just planning to have a machine shop make up a batch for me. A very preliminary estimate is $40 per lifter attachment ($80 for a pair) plus about $10 for shipping = $90 for a pair. The reason the attachments cost so muc...
by PV Official
Wed Sep 23, 2009 6:21 pm
Forum: Sales Forum
Topic: Crossbar Lifter
Replies: 16
Views: 6799

Crossbar Lifter

I have designed a crossbar lifter attachment for a paint pole. The attachment has a standard thread that fits on any paint pole. I use the lifters when I officiate and have had very positive feedback. I’m still investigating what it would cost to have these made so I don’t have an estimated price ye...
by PV Official
Tue Sep 01, 2009 3:51 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Masters
Topic: Should wooden runways be allowed to count for out. records?
Replies: 14
Views: 7728

Re: Should wooden runways be allowed to count for out. records?

From the NCAA rulebook: In the pole vault and high jump, measurement of the official height shall be from a point on the same level as the takeoff to the lowest point on the upper side of the crossbar. The wooden runways I have seen have a black rubber mat covering the wood. The mat may cause the to...

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