> Thanks Alex,
> the beginning of the thread is asking for longer rods. I am looking for 4
> foot 1/8" and 3/16" rods in a single piece. Several people posted that the
> Home Depots, Lowes..... all had the rods.
> I have checked with several of the local stores (Lowes/Home
> Depot/Hechingers...) and all only had threaded rods (the whole body is
> threaded making it useless for my needs). If these stores do have what I am
> looking for and anybody has actually bought them, I'd like to know what
> section they found them because the store techies were not able to locate
> them in any of the stores.
They are regular black steel rods. They will rust badly if not cleaned
and lubricated after each launch, but they do work well. If you want
stainless steel rods, check your phone book under "steel suppliers" or