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What size are your volleyball/umbrella sleeves?

Posted by jenn.in.dfw (My Page) on
Wed, Apr 13, 11 at 19:35

Our builder gave us 1 1/2" diameter (1.5 OD) sleeves in our deck which we were going to use for a volleyball set. Turns out that most of the nicer volleyball sets require a 1.9 OD size sleeve.

I think it's a little weird that we got sleeves so small - in fact I cannot find a single pool volleyball set out there that will accommodate 1 1/2". My husband says it's our fault for not double checking. The builder says that 1 1/2" is the standard size for volleyball sleeves. Then why can't I find a quality set that will accommodate this?! I'm just wondering what size most people have.


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RE: What size are your volleyball/umbrella sleeves?

1.5". My PB said it was standard also. I'm going to make my own using PVC and having a net purchased from Sports Authority altered to fit the correct distance.


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RE: What size are your volleyball/umbrella sleeves?

See the thread below that I posted in.

http://ths.gardenweb.com/forums/load/pools/msg041033393358.html?1


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RE: What size are your volleyball/umbrella sleeves?

S.R. Smith makes a very nice set that will fit in standard 1.5 inch anchors. Interfab also makes them. Either one will be a solid set that will give many years use.


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