Garden rotary washing line spike for soil

edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in Greenfingered MoneySaving
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edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in Greenfingered MoneySaving
I need a washing line rotary spike for the lawn it must be 3.2mm


anyone got a really good one that works and doesnt wobble

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  • MoneyMateMoneyMate Forumite
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  • DaftyDuckDaftyDuck Forumite
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    Set the spike in concrete, or use a suitable tube set in concrete. No wobble. Just make sure it's just below grass level for cutting.

    Otherwise, most washing line supports are similar, and they wobble.
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    We bought ours from B&Q. We bought two so that we can move the airer during the day to a sunnier part of the lawn if necessary and dry clothes more quickly but if you do this remember to put a stick or marker in it or grass will quickly grow over it. i cover my spare one with a green paint sprayed upturned Benecol pot !

    Take care when banging it in. protect the metal rim with a block of wood if not setting it in concrete or it could bend and twist especially if you have stoneysoil when it may go in at a wonky angle! And if the rim gets bent you may not be able to get the main upright pole into it.
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    DaftyDuck wrote: »
    Set the spike in concrete, or use a suitable tube set in concrete. No wobble. Just make sure it's just below grass level for cutting.

    Otherwise, most washing line supports are similar, and they wobble.

    Seconded. I did this in my last house which was halfway up a very windy hill. it never moved.

    I'll be doing the same in this garden once it's been cleared for me.
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    DaftyDuck wrote: »
    Set the spike in concrete, or use a suitable tube set in concrete. No wobble. Just make sure it's just below grass level for cutting.

    Otherwise, most washing line supports are similar, and they wobble.

    Thirded, you can but postcrete for a quick set, if you can get hold of old rubble, broken bricks, clay post etc to bung in hole first even better

    My old rotary bent the pole on a very windy day but the socket stayed put
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