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Industrial Drop Rod Latch For Double Drive Chain Link Gates
Pressed Steel - Galvanized and Welded

Drop rods, or cane bolts as they are sometimes called, are used to secure a pair of gates where they meet in the center of an opening. 'Pin' your commercial or industrial double gates into the ground with a strong industrial drop rod made to last! Drop rod guides simply bolt to vertical upright of gate frame. 1-3/8" tubing is used as the drop rod. The drop rod slides through the guides and has a welded fork approx. in the middle for convenience. Drop rod should also have a stop welded on bottom of it to prevent the rod from being removed from the guides. Drop rod has built in latch and is padlockable. Latch may be unlocked and opened from the inside and outside of the gate. Drop rods usually have a sleeve or centerstop placed in the ground for the rod to drop into. View centerstops here.

You may order pressed steel drop rod fittings below, such as two drop rod guides and one fork, and make your own drop rod from a piece of fence tubing (guides and forks fit a 1-3/8" drop rod). Drop rod fork can be installed to a piece of 1-3/8" tubing with bolts, or self-tap screws. Consider installing an additional nut and bolt, or screw at bottom to prevent unauthorized removal.

Alternatively, you may order a 'complete set' designed for 1-5/8" or 2" gates frames, and we will build it for you. 'Complete Sets' ship as a fully welded drop rod with a welded 'stop' to prevent easy removal of drop rod from guides. Simply install drop rod guides to your 1-5/8", or 2" gate frame with nuts and bolts.

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Fork slid into guide, without rod.  Fork is padlockable.  Fork welded to 1-3/8'' SS20 drop rod. Drop rod guide bolts to 1-5/8" or 2" gate frame. Commercial Chain Link Drop Rod - Hoover Fence Co.
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DD-1 1-5/8" guide 0.98 lbs 50 $

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DD-2 2" guide 1.05 lbs 50 $

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DD-3 1-5/8" or 2" fork 1.05 lbs 50 $ Add to Cart
DD-4 Complete Drop Rod Set - 1-5/8" 9.0 lbs 10 $ Add to Cart
DD-5 Complete Drop Rod Set - 2" 9.0 lbs 10 $ Add to Cart

Complete set includes: fork, two guides, bolts and 1-3/8" drop rod

Import Commercial Drop Rod For Double Chain Link Gates
Malleable - Galvanized

Slightly different in appearance and function, the import drop rod is used essentially the same as the one above. Padlockable latch may be unlocked and opened from the inside and outside of the gate. Drop rods usually have a sleeve or centerstop placed in the ground for the rod to drop into. View centerstops here. This set requires two hands to operate, one to lift latch, one to lift drop rod. All hardware included, 1-3/8" drop rod not included. Click images to enlarge.

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Two Hand Operation
Code Part Description Weight Bag Qty* Price

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DD-6

Complete Drop Rod Set - 1 5/8" or 2" import double drive
locking device - does not include 1 3/8" drop rod

11.0 lbs

8

$

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Note: These photos are for demonstration purpose only, actual size and design may vary slightly. Weights shown are approximate.

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