These popular posts are designed for pickleball court construction measuring 54″ in length to sit 36″ above ground. The Premier™ 3” OD round (RD) posts are constructed of heavy-duty 11-gauge steel. Posts are internally wound and feature a self-locking gear mechanism. Gears are constructed of plated steel and the small gear is case hardened. Gear housings and caps are made of cast aluminum alloy. Gear function is 30:1 to ensure a smooth, easy operation. Posts are finished in black baked-on polyester powder coat finish to resist rust and increase durability. Integrated welded steel lacing rods are included for a professional net installation. Gear plate cover and removable handle are chrome plated.