Be sure that poles are straight. If in doubt, place pole driver over pole. If pole is straight, it won't bind in pole
Check to see if groove pins in poles are not broken or lost.
b. CLEANING. After poles are removed from ground, clean off all dirt and debris.
If poles are severely bent, they should be replaced. If only the tips are bent, they can be hammered back into
If groove pins in pole are broken, they should be replaced. To replace groove pin, refer to the following steps:
Cut about two inches (51 mm) of stitching from upper seam of pole ba.
Remove groove pin (2 in each bag).
Hammer new groove pin into hole in point.