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Combined Queen Holder And Hook

These are "Brainstorming" suggestions...comments please.

Connector Insert The hook can be simply attached using the tubular metal connector removed from a "chocolate Block" electrical connector (illustrated right). The small brass insert can be soldered to a "Bulldog" clip which in turn is placed to grip the main tubular stanchion. This hook assembly may be slid up and down the stanchion and holding tube to engage the hook ( with the aid of a probe to help locate the hook initially.)

The base should be 60mm-100mm in diameter about 20mm in thickness, stainless steel my be an advantage but is difficult to work. The tubular stanchion is fitted centrally and at ?? degrees to the vertical. The connector for the Co2 should communicate with the hole in the central stanchion and the queen holder tube should be a push fit into a ferrule on the top end of the stanchion tube. (I have seen versions that had a spigot on the top of the stanchion that fitted inside the queen holder but this is risky as perspex is very "notch prone" and may easily split if accidentally knocked. The queen holder and stanchion, when assembled, should be the same diameter over all the length to facilitate the sliding of the "Bulldog" hook.

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