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by Decamouse
Sun Feb 02, 2014 2:17 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Equipment
Topic: This is why the new box collar is more dangerous
Replies: 30
Views: 25600

Re: This is why the new box collar is more dangerous

so you are ok with being close to meeting a standard? Which parts is it ok not to meet? The front is not dimensional correct -- the pole bend area does appear to meet the standards - at least the one I photo'd and measured -- It is the NCAA's decision to require a collar that meets the ASTM standard...
by Decamouse
Sat Feb 01, 2014 2:15 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Equipment
Topic: This is why the new box collar is more dangerous
Replies: 30
Views: 25600

Re: This is why the new box collar is more dangerous

It does not help the front opening is at the runway end does not meet the ASTM dimensional standards -- see college section for photos and more info
by Decamouse
Sat Feb 01, 2014 1:19 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - College
Topic: New Box Collar Rule Interpretation (USTFCCCA)
Replies: 44
Views: 55903

Re: New Box Collar Rule Interpretation (USTFCCCA)

Had time yesterday before a meet to take a lot of measurements and pictures - the winged box currently being sold as "Complies with ASTM F2949-12" - it does not meet the dimensional requirements at the runway end (pole bend area does meet the std) -- the pictures I have seen, including pic...
by Decamouse
Tue Jan 28, 2014 4:18 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - College
Topic: New Box Collar Rule Interpretation (USTFCCCA)
Replies: 44
Views: 55903

Re: New Box Collar Rule Interpretation (USTFCCCA)

You are correct - that is an AAE pit -- will be working their meet Friday
by Decamouse
Tue Jan 28, 2014 12:22 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - College
Topic: New Box Collar Rule Interpretation (USTFCCCA)
Replies: 44
Views: 55903

Re: New Box Collar Rule Interpretation (USTFCCCA)

Quick check to see if collar meets basic dimension and design requirement box collar front zoom.png If with the box collar place properly - and the front top plane opening at 23 inches -- can the pole tip slide freely the complete length of the pole slide/side wall intersection -- hint: if standing ...
by Decamouse
Mon Jan 27, 2014 3:16 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - College
Topic: New Box Collar Rule Interpretation (USTFCCCA)
Replies: 44
Views: 55903

Re: New Box Collar Rule Interpretation (USTFCCCA)

In the picture you can see the 10-2013 stamp -- which should indicate it is the current -- now to verify it takes a little time and some measurement -- Friday I will check one and document
by Decamouse
Sun Jan 26, 2014 9:25 am
Forum: Pole Vault - College
Topic: New Box Collar Rule Interpretation (USTFCCCA)
Replies: 44
Views: 55903

Re: New Box Collar Rule Interpretation (USTFCCCA)

ASTM Ballot for "Withdrawal of ASTM F2949 Standard Specification for Pole Vault Box Collar" closes on Feb 24th -- I will have a few more meets that I will be at to check/verify/document what is out in the field and does it meet the standard -- I still see photos with the collar covering th...
by Decamouse
Sat Jan 18, 2014 6:17 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - College
Topic: New Box Collar Rule Interpretation (USTFCCCA)
Replies: 44
Views: 55903

Re: New Box Collar Rule Interpretation (USTFCCCA)

I agree the concept and many parts are good - a step in the right direction --- I will also check the opening size to see where it falls acoording to the rule
by Decamouse
Sat Jan 18, 2014 4:38 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - College
Topic: New Box Collar Rule Interpretation (USTFCCCA)
Replies: 44
Views: 55903

Re: New Box Collar Rule Interpretation (USTFCCCA)

Was at a college meet today -- checked the box collar - took some measurements and photos -- to me it does not meet "all" the requirements that the standard calls for. In fact the ones that I questioned previously appear to still be an issue here. I can not tell if this is one that had a r...
by Decamouse
Sat Dec 07, 2013 6:14 am
Forum: Pole Vault - College
Topic: ICYMI: Jax Thoirs (Washington) 18-1.75/5m53
Replies: 2
Views: 6552

Re: ICYMI: Jax Thoirs (Washington) 18-1.75/5m53

Steve Rippon talked about this young lad when he was heading up the Scottish program - what a talent --
by Decamouse
Sat Nov 16, 2013 11:15 am
Forum: Pole Vault - College
Topic: New Box Collar Rule Interpretation (USTFCCCA)
Replies: 44
Views: 55903

Re: New Box Collar Rule Interpretation (USTFCCCA)

Two weeks until the 1 December date -- and nothing is clear -- what is the NCAA take on the ASTM meeting - are collars available that meet the standard - yet to see one - or will they even be required -- guess best course of action at this point is no action - wait and see
by Decamouse
Fri Nov 15, 2013 3:23 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - College
Topic: New Box Collar Rule Interpretation (USTFCCCA)
Replies: 44
Views: 55903

Re: New Box Collar Rule Interpretation (USTFCCCA)

ASTM had meeting and std was to be discussed. I had to miss meeting. Have not heard much on that front and ! december is getting close.

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