The word “Elephant” is latin for “huge arch”? These enormous animals certainly are impressive beasts. In fact they are largest living land mammal in the world.
$319.00 – $371.00 inc GST
Elephant Weathervane a perfect reminder of these majestic creatures. They are titans of the animal world. The African Bull Elephant is the largest of the land dwelling mammals. It grows to 4 metres (13 feet)in height and can weigh up to 7,000 kg (15,000 pounds). Elephants are extremely intelligent and have long memories. They live in tight matriarchal groups from 8 to sometimes 100 individuals. Elephants are social creatures. Sometimes they will hug each other. They do this by wrapping their trunks together in displays of greeting and affection. Interesting facts can be found at :http://www.elephantsforafrica.org/elephant-facts/
Being herbivores Elephants only eat grasses, fruit, herbs, plants and trees. Their vegetarian diet, is healthy and good for them resulting in their average life span of around 70 odd years.
Made of Stainless Steel this Elephant Weathervane will give years and years of enjoyment and service.
How It Works
The arrow and the elephant figure revolve on a ball bearing over a solid Stainless Steel shaft. Well balanced and proportionally correct these Australian made weathervanes from Glenview Products actually work. The weathervane is powder-coated. Like the early Ford motor vehicles, you can have any colour so long as it is black.
A Stainless Steel mounting plate is available for fixing to a flat surface such as the ridge line of a metal roof or a wooden garden post. Alternatively there is a Stainless Steel gable bracket available for fixing to the apex of the gable (see Fixing Brackets). If you would like to order a fixing bracket to suit this product, please select from the product options above. Fixing brackets ordered with an Aussie Weathervane will not incur any additional delivery charges.
Which one to use ?
The bracket is used to attach the weathervane to the face of the Gable is called a gable bracket. It is suitable for Tile and Metal Roofs.
Stainless Steel Mounting Plate (supplied flat with laser cut slots to allow the plate to be bent to the exact pitch of the roof). Used on the ridge of metal roofs. Adaptable to flat surfaces and for mounting on posts.
Purchasing the suitable bracket makes installation easy and enjoyable