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Item # 2878K

Solid Brass Rod, 36 inch Length

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Solid Brass Rod is a general purpose 1/4" diameter used for multiple projects. Length is 36". If needed, can be cut with a hacksaw to a different length.

Rod is solid brass with a natural living finish. It can be polished to a shiny finish or left to age and dull over time.

additional rod for Gallery Rail & Shelf Rail

72" Brass Rod for Gallery 

Gallery Rail Posts 

Gallery Rail End Post

Gallery Rail Corner Post

Gallery Rail Center Post

Wall-mount Gallery Rail Post

 Vintage Shelf Rail Posts

Shelf Rail End Post

Shelf Rail Corner Post

Wall Mount Brass Railing Post

Wall-mount Shelf Rail Post


Product Info
  • Material: Brass
  • Finish: Natural, unpolished
  • Size
  • Diameter: 1/4" 
  • Length: 36"
  • Standard Lamp Thread Sizes

    Lamp Thread Sizes

    Standardized thread sizes for lamps enable many types of parts to be connected. It is imperative to know the thread size when replacing any antique lamp parts. List of common lamp threads and there uses provides a quick reference.

    • 8-32 - 5/32" outside diameter, used as holder screws with some glass shades.
    • 1/4-20 - 9/16" outside diameter
    • 1/4-27 - 7/32" outside diameter, used on harp posts & most lamp finials.
    • 1/8 IP-27 - 3/8" outside diameter, very common thread used on table lamps, socket caps, and some finials. Allows electrical wire to pass through pipe.
    • 1/4 IP-18 - 1/2" outside diameter, used on floor lamps, clusters, ceiling fixtures, and floor lamp bases.
    • 3/8 IP - 5/8" outside diameter, used on chandeliers and hanging lamps.

    Lamp Thread Sizes

    Lamp Terminology

    • F: designates a female thread - part is tapped having interior threads.
    • M: designates a male thread - threaded with exterior threads.
    • Watts: Volts multiplied by Amps
    • Amps: Watts divided by Volts
    • Volts: Watts divided by Amps

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    Customer Reviews

    Based on 4 reviews
    1 x Solid Brass Rod, 36 inch Length

    Exactly as described, and perfect for my application. Fantastic customer service, and will order again!


    Solid Brass Rod, 36 inch Length

    5 Stars

    Great service, great product!

    Looks great!

    This is a solid, high-quality product and I wait to see it installed!

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