A fixing bracket is included in the price of our weathervanes. Below are the available options - a choice of 5 fixings for large, Medium and Petite size weathervanes. Special brackets can be produced at extra cost, typically £60 (postage extra if not supplied with vane).
1) GABLE END FIXING - MEDIUM AND LARGE weatherVANES ONLY
This is the most common type of fixing we supply - use on the gable end of a building, or a chimney. The standard projection is 6” to the hole centre, but custom sizes can be produced. The left hand side picture is our Medium gable end and our Large gable end is on the right. The Large gable end is a new 2 part design to allow more flexibility in fitting, it is now a medium style gable end with an optional removable T bar.
2) RIDGE FIXING - PETITE, MEDIUM AND LARGE weatherVANES
Place over the ridge board, in between 2 ridge tiles. The standard bracket is made for 1" ridge - if different size required, please indicate on order. The length of the pole is 18" (med) or 24" (large) plus legs 6" long to go over ridge board. The legs are pre-drilled with 4 off 9/32" dia holes.
3) POST FIXING - PETITE, MEDIUM & LARGE WEATHERVANES
Use for fixing to a flat horizontal surface, such as the top of a post or cross bar of pergola. The base plate has 4 x 7/32" dia (med size vane) or 9/32" dia (large size vane) fixing holes. The plate is 70mm square. The length of the pole is 18" (medium) or 24" (large).
4) CLOCKTOWER FIXING - PETITE, MEDIUM & LARGE WEATHERVANES
Use on a clocktower, or where the roof comes to a point. There is 12” above the roof-line and below the roof line is 12” of M12 screwed rod, which can be cut to size on site.
5) SIDEPLATE FIXING - PETITE, MEDIUM & LARGE WEATHERVANES
Use to attach to upright of pergola or any other side-fixing application where there is no overhang. Holes are 7mm dia. The length of the pole is 18" for our medium or 24" for our large.
Fixing Options for Petite size weathervanes
All the petite poles are 13" in length.
1) An L shaped bracket with a 2” stand-off
2) 2” long woodscrew to screw directly in to a post or finial
Other medium style fixings are available for petite vanes on special order at £40