LIGHTNING ROD BASES

We sell copper and bronze lightning rod bases. You can attach these with our stainless steel screws. The tripod bases can be attached with our gasketed stainless steel nails.

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  • Bronze Lightning Rod Base
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    Robbins 637U Bronze Lightning Rod Point Base. Universal lightning rod point base made of heavy duty bronze. Can be soldered to copper surfaces. Can also be applied using an adhesive sealant or mechanical fasteners. Threaded point socket swivels for use at different roof slopes. Cable clamp rotates ninety degrees so you can run the copper cable parallel or across the long length.

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  • Bronze Lightning Rod Point Base
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    Robbins 638 Bronze Lightning Rod Point Base. Universal lightning rod point base made of heavy duty bronze. Can be soldered to copper surfaces. Can also be applied using an adhesive sealant or mechanical fasteners. Threaded point socket swivels for use at different roof slopes. Cable clamp rotates ninety degrees so you can run the copper cable parallel or across the long length.

    Select either 3/8 inch, 1/2 inch or 5/8 inch point (lightning rod) diameter.
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    #45 Copper Strap Ridge Point Base for Lightning Rod or Finial 

    This  is the copper base that your lightning rod screws into. The base ships  flat, but you bend it to mount over the ridge. The cable attaches to it. Three thread sizes, 3/8 inch, 1/2 inch, or 5/8 inch (select option below). Our most common size is 1/2 inch. Can also be used to mount some  finials. Rod not included.

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    This is the copper base that your lightning rod screws into (rod not included). The base ships flat, but you bend it to mount over the ridge. The cable attaches to it. Three thread sizes, 3/8 inch, 1/2 inch, or 5/8 inch (select option below). Our most common size is 1/2 inch. Can also be used to mount some finials.

     


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    #43-36C Lightning Rod Tripod Copper Base - 36 inches

    This is the tripod base that so often rusts out on older lightning rods. You are buying just the tripod here - made of solid copper - to replace your old tripods or to install new rods. 

    Rod, ball, point base, and points are not included, but you can buy these all in a bundle here.

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    These screws are ideal for fastening snow guards and lightning rod bases mechanically to roof decks through metal or flat roofing (when an adhesive sealant is also used), or when you need screws to mount to a sloped roof. These screws are also ideal for any application where weather resistance and strength are needed, including siding, rain spouting systems and decks. Stainless steel screws are compatible with all metals, including copper, aluminum and steel. 

    POSSIBLE 2 WEEK LEAD TIME

    Our 2.0 inch long stainless steel screws come in quantities of 100 or 1000. 

    T09200HWAC, 2.0 Inch, Qty. 100
    T09200HWAM, 2.0 Inch, Qty. 1000

    Select quantity below.

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    2.5 inches long. A good nail for installing ridge metal or anywhere an exposed nail head is needed. Will last forever. 10 gauge (.134 inch), #304, non-passivated, 3/8 inch diameter head - About 91/pound. Recommended for installing metal ridges or anywhere exposed nail heads are required. Made in the USA.


     
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    Stainless Gasketed Ring Shank Roofing Nails in 25 pound cases

    1.5, 2.0 or 2.5 inch (select length below), for when you need a longer gasketed nail for nailing metal ridges, etc. Made in the USA.

    10 gauge, 304 stainless, ring shank

    1.5 inch nails have about 113 nails/pound, 2 inch 98/pound, and 2.5 inch 83/pound.

    • $365.00

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