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Old 04-08-2016, 09:06 PM   #1
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Slide broom

I've just finished my slide broom and it works great and breaks down for easy storage.
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Old 04-08-2016, 09:58 PM   #2
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I rather like this idea. I was thinking about carrying a collapsible ladder but something like this would save me the trouble.
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I ran across a commercially built one surfing the web the other day. Here's the link.
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I also came across that one also but it would not work on my bedroom slide which is only about 14". So I went with this set up. One sweep of the bedroom slide and two or three for the kitchen and living slides.


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Now if it just had a mirror................
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Great idea. I'll have to work on that!!!!!

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I've just finished my slide broom and it works great and breaks down for easy storage.
I like that a lot. Would you mind sharing details of what you bought and how you assembled it?

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Click on the pictures to enlarge them for a better understanding.
I bought the broom with a collapsible handle and an adjustable flag pole holder at Lowe's. I secured the flag pole holder to the broom with some decking screws. I secured an 1/2" elbow to the handle but had to use some aluminum tape around the holder so that it would fit secure. I used two 45's rather than one 90 on the flag pole holder only because I didn't have a 90 in my plumbing box.

I drilled holes in the 45 on the broom end and in the 90 on the handle end for pins for easy dismantling.

I determined the length of the PVC by measuring from the end of the broom to the pole so that it would match my largest slide.

I plan on adding some dowel rods inside the pipe or redo with 3/4" PVC to make it a little more sturdy, but it does the job as is.

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Thank you, now I will know what to get on my next trip to Lowes!

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