Eastern Jungle Gym Heavy Duty Brackets (Pair) for Backyard Swing Set Horse Glider Seat - Adjustable to Mount to Any Size Wooden Swing Beam
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A set of lag bolts and washers were included in mine. There are just two things you have to have a drill and a Installation is easy and the product is very robust.
Unlike other gyms, Eastern Jungle Gym does not rate the brackets based on their weight, however they are made with a At the time the brackets were installed, I felt the brackets were overbuilt for the gliders used for kids. In general, if the adult chair is attached to all four bracket points, will work just fine. However, how strong the brackets also are will depend on how the beam that they are attached to is built. In spite of five kids swinging for all they're worth, the swing set is quite It has been well-proven that all of the components of the Eastern Jungle Gym are top-notch and maintenance-free.
The design is intended for use over a 6x6 wooden beam, so you might be able to use it if your metal top rail is that sturdy. Whenever possible, give yourself a margin
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This would have been a five star rating if the product had just been rated based on how well it works. This box is sturdy, and I'm confident it will work very well as long as it's monitored to make sure no bolts have become loose [see the issue However, due to one very annoying flaw, the design has been implemented incorrectly. It appears that the U bolts clamping each crossbar to the two mounting brackets are too short it is barely possible (and in one case it was not possible) to screw them onto the mounting brackets because the bolts barely have enough of their threads protruding. In the next step (after hunting for dropped washers and bolts, since they were barely screwed on) I was unable to tighten the bolts such that any of the U bolt's threads reached the fiber ring on the bolt without bending the mounting brackets. In case anyone asks, I wasn't going to mount the brackets on the swing's beam before I started trying to connect the U bolts. Last but not least, I would like to express my displeasure with how the items were delivered. In two of the four corners of the box, the box was totally destroyed. Because of the weight of the crossbars and the way the crossbars were packed, it was likely to have happened. In a plastic bag that had not been sealed, the pieces arrived loose. A few washers and nuts were lost [probably] during shipping, so I had to replace them.
I give it a 5 out of 10. This is one beefy thing for 2014!
Let me start by saying that this thing is beefy! There are sliding angles attached to the bracket by U-shaped brackets This set of bolts includes self-locking nuts, flat washers, lock washers AND lock nuts (yes, I know, overkill). I installed this set on a 4 x 6 using 2 5" 7/16 bolts, flat washers, lock washers AND lock nuts. 4. I would suggest that you use it. I was only able to do 5", so I made do. Due to this, I must state that the holes drilled into the angles seem to be 12mm in diameter, since a 1/2" diameter bolt would be too large, so I used a There were no instructions included in the package, which was a hindrance to the install process. However, if you're the type to do the installation yourself, then the missing instructions are no problem. My measurement was 7 inches after I had spaced it out. The 4 x 6 beam had an overhang of 5" on each side. I angled the bracket to fit the beam, and clamped the angles with a 6" C clamp. To tighten the angles on the bracket, clamp them both and then tighten the u-nut In order to trace the angles onto the beam, I used a pencil on all four angles. From the center of the marked hole on the beam, I drilled a pilot hole as straight as possible to the other side. One hole came out perfectly and the other was just slightly off, therefore make sure you run your drill perpendicular to the beam if you do it this way. Using a 7/16" drill bit, I enlarged both holes, and I got excellent results because I had drilled a pilot hole first. As you can see in the picture, the 7/16" bolt loop was gently tapped through the angles and secured with one flat washer on the head side and one flat washer and a lock washer on the other, finishing off with a lock nut (overkill for a Having said that, what are the reasons for only a 4 star rating? In order to complete this installation, I had to purchase additional hardware, as you can see from the first paragraph.
It is used to supplement an installation of glider swings. Wooden swing set accessories designed and constructed by Eastern Jungle Gym are among the best in the business. This purchase has allowed me (a 78 yr old grandmother) to build an amazing wooden swing set for my grandkids 12 and 3. I was really impressed with everything that I purchased. I could do it all on my own. As a way to tie the two swing sets together, I intend to add a tower/fort and a slide between them. This is a lot of fun for me.
I must mention*br I noticed that the swings had a green rather than yellow plastic coating (not a big deal, but not as advertised). The swing chain is too short (you can solve this problem by buying extra chain, a bolt cutter, and quick links at Home Depot)
Hope that helps.
It is well constructed and I would recommend it to anyone who needs a swing mount of this type. We needed to purchase an additional set of bolts at the local hardware store since the bolts provided were not long enough to match the diameter of the beam. In other words, it works as expected and should last for a decent amount of.
These brackets are very strong. It was extremely easy to put them up and they are very sturdy, said the person who put them up. It is something that's easy for anybody with some basic handyman skills to do. In his remarks, he did mention that the brackets are lag-free Those bolts would not be compatible with our swing set due to the thin main beam At Walmart, we got the Backyard Discovery Pathfinder II Cedar Wooden Swing Set). He added that he ended up using a couple of screws and bolts he had lying around instead of the lag bolts, and that they worked just fine.
He also stated that the lag-bolts were heavy. Because the bolts were of high quality, he decided to keep them for another job.
We also have other options, but they cannot be customized based on your top beam size. Originally used as a means to hang a see-saw for two children. The hardware that was included was suitable. It was a breeze building the set with Eastern Jungle brackets and hangers, especially since they were so excellent I only wrote a check!.
The package was great, but there was no instruction manual. Being odd would be irksome if someone didn't know how to do things well. A great price and a great product.