Hiking pole internal locking component

Allows poles to collapse/extend with a twist



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Utilizes this amazing threading library https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:311031


This part is an internal locking component which allows for extension/collapse of a hiking pole. During transportation this part was lost rendering the poles useless. I could not source a replacement part as this style of pole is no longer manufactured or sold. 3D Printing to the rescue!

Additionally my design is harder to be separated from the poles, so I hope to not be without functional poles again :)

Newer versions of this model (and source code) may be available here: https://github.com/nickthetait/3D-printable-models/

Materials and methods

Recommend using a durable but not too slippery nylon such as Taulman Bridge.



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Mini 2017 roundNick Tait published this design ago