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Old 10-19-2011, 09:05 PM   #1
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30" Colonial Baluster


Hey guys I've been trying to find a source for some white aluminum colonial round balusters that are atleast 30" long. Just like the deckoraters colonial only 30" long.

The customer picked trex designer rail and she wants classic round balusters with every third one or so being a colonial stlye. I need atleast 30" baluster to maintain a 36" rail height.

I have searched all over the net and locally with no luck. Any ideas guys?


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Old 10-20-2011, 06:05 PM   #2
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Killer Decks makes custom sizes that are cut after powder coating.

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Oh man... He's never gonna live that one down...
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While I appreciate the plug, we don't do the colonial, I think that is roled to make the shape. I was thinking you could add a piece of some composite to match at the bottom to add the height you will need. I seriously doubt that there is any colonial balaster anywhere 30" tall. You migh try Menards all they sell is 30" aluminum balusters. Not sure if they have colonial.
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Thanks for the replies guys,

Thats what I figure Steve, I have searched high and low for the 30". I will check out menerds website though.


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Ok update, I just checked menerds site. They have the 30" in white in the colonial.

Now for my next question This is a long shot, but do you guys think the menerds white will match the deckoraters white?

I would rather buy the classic balusters from my local guy if I could.


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IF it matters, I would get both types of balusters from the same manufacture. I know that I've seen slight differences using black balusters from different manufacturers.
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chances of being the exact same white?

doubtful, imo
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You customer wanted them to stick out anyways, what would it matter?
You should make your customer do some of this investigating, are you really getting paid for all this research and running around.
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Thanks again guys,

Ok I sorta planned on getting both types from the same place, I know I can't be that lucky to have them match

Steve, she is a very good customer, so I don't mind searching around a little bit. Certain other people I would have just said no



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The JonMon would have just cut the longer to the shorter


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