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jimiheadstone

Fast way to add reindeer to the roof

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Want to share how I have been mounting reindeer on the roof.

bought nine flag poll mounts.. the best thing about these they can be adjusted to the pitch of your roof.

wood dowls 

metal brackets 

table saw 

I cut the dowls to the length I needed. In my case  they were mounted sideways down the slope. The reindeer are side by side with the rear reigndeer forward a bit. I cut the dowls for the reindeer an inch lower than the one in the front  to accommodate the pitch of the roof. 

I used the table saw to grove out the dowls for the bracket and glued and screwed it together. 

I have been using this for Years now. Makes it way easy to mount them on any pitch roof 

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9 hours ago, timpwk said:

Screws scare me too!   I bolt mine to a 2/4 frame and then cabe it to the roof.

would you happen to have any photos of that setup?  

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Looks great but I would be concerned about the integrity of the roof after you remove the screws.

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Not on the roof but this is how I mounted my sleigh and reindeer. Steel wire from Menards ran between two trees with screw eye to loop it thru. Then hang the figurines with floral wire from the stainless steel wire 

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I have been mounting this for 5 years now - For 5 years I have been using the same exact screw holes and never had a leak

Below the mounts are metal screw receivers  that have been mounted to the roof that get covered after use with a cap that seals around the shingles....

I wish i took pics of the screw receivers... They almost look like the screw in sheetrock wall hangers... 

The screws are not screwed directly into the roof... 

They use these exact mounts for satellite dish mounts that they are SUPPOSED to use 

The same type of mounts used for some solar panels installs 

They never leak

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13 hours ago, jimiheadstone said:

I have been mounting this for 5 years now - For 5 years I have been using the same exact screw holes and never had a leak

Below the mounts are metal screw receivers  that have been mounted to the roof that get covered after use with a cap that seals around the shingles....

I wish i took pics of the screw receivers... They almost look like the screw in sheetrock wall hangers... 

The screws are not screwed directly into the roof... 

They use these exact mounts for satellite dish mounts that they are SUPPOSED to use 

The same type of mounts used for some solar panels installs 

They never leak

Interesting!  Do you have a link to the mounting "screw"?  Where did you get them?

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I will get picture of up, but we have had snow on the roof and waiting for it to be safe to go on to take pics..

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