Kangaroo Weathervane

$319.00$371.00 inc GST

Kangaroo Weathervane. Kangaroos are endemic to Australia. The Kangaroo and the Emu are featured on the Australian coat of arms. Both of these animals are said to represent progress. They can only move forward  neither of them can move backwards.

Description

Kangaroo Weathervane. The kangaroo is one of the unofficial symbols of Australia. The kangaroo appears with the Emu as an emblem on the Australian Coat of Arms.  Both of them are on some of Australian currency. Qantas and the Royal Australian Air  Force use the Kangaroo as definitive signage.

They move around by hopping and can reach speeds of 70 klm/hour over short distances. Being the worlds largest marsupial they can grow up to 90kgs and grow up to 2metres tall. The Kangaroo is of  spiritual significance to the Aboriginals. However they accept them as a source of food. The meat is very high in protein and the skins were useful for clothing and rugs and many other items including water bags.https://onekindplanet.org/animal/kangaroo/

The kangaroo Weathervane is Australian made. of Stainless Steel. The design and workmanship guarantees years and years of enjoyment and service. Being stainless steel it will withstand any weather or climate conditions.

Measurents.

From nose tip to tail – 385mm long. From ear tip to foot 225mm. the arrow is 700mm long and the directionals are 590mm.

How It Works

The arrow and the pelican figure revolve on a ball bearing over a solid bushed stainless steel shaft. Well balanced and proportionally correct these Australian made weathervanes from Glenview Products actually work. The weathervane is powder-coated. As with the early Ford motor vehicles, you can have any colour so long as it is black.

Installation

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 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 ?

Which one ?

Gable Bracket (Stainless Steel) used for attaching to the face of the Gable. Ideal for Tile and Metal Roofs.

Stainless Steel Mounting Plate (supplied flat with laser cut slots to allow plate to be bent to the exact pitch of the roof). Used on the roof ridge of metal roofs. The steel mounting plate is adaptable to flat surfaces and mounting on posts.

Purchasing the suitable bracket makes installation easy and enjoyable

Ridge Bracket XX6 - Kangaroo Weathervane

Stainless Steel Mounting Plate

Gable Bracket XXX10 - Kangaroo Weathervane

Additional information

Weight4.5 kg
Dimensions75 × 6 × 49 cm
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