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Mainframe Aluminium Rods For Garden Structures


In a nutshell....

Aluminium Rods for building garden structures. Perfect for fruit cages and plant supports of any size. These poles are available in 4 different lengths, see below for more specs.


These aluminium rods are part of the Tildenet Mainframe range. They provide the bones of the structure. All the relevant connectors and equipment are available through this site. Fruit cages of all sizes, plant support frames and cloches are all easily constructed using the mainframe components. You can build any size of a structure and also add to or subtract from it at a later date. Mainframe plant protection frames are rust and rot proof, as well as light and durable.

Perfect for: walk in fruit cages (6-8ft poles), soft fruit cages (6ft), strawberry cages (2ft), pond covers, raised bed covers, cloches, fleece frames, pet & chicken runs, and much more.

Choose Size:
We stock these aluminium poles in 4 different lengths; 2 ft, 4ft, 6ft, and 8ft. You can choose using the 'Size' tab above the 'Add To Cart' button.

Available in 2ft, 4ft, 6ft, and 8ft lengths. Pipe diameter is 16mm, 1.6mm thick aluminium.

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Asked By Lindsey Mell
on August 20th, 2016
Could I use these to provide protection for veggies in my 6' x 4 ' double level premier bed. If so how many poles and what sizes do you think I would need to cover both layers?
Asked By catherine
on July 29th, 2016
HI I have a quickcrop raised vegetable bed ( Premier 14inch )and wish to purchase a mainframe crop cover for it. Can you advise on components I need to order?
Answered by Andrew
on July 29th, 2016
Hi Catherine. What size is the bed do you have (length by width)?
Asked By Michael
on March 17th, 2016
How many poles do you get in one pack?
Answered by Andrew
on March 22nd, 2016
Hello, these poles are sold individually. You can use the Qty box to order multiples
Asked By Norman Wiseman
on February 04th, 2016
Hello. Im interested in making a walk-in fruit cage and saw this range of components. I have two questions: how is a cage constructed from this range anchored in the ground? Secondly, the door kit seems to be a set of connectors; how many / what size of rods is needed to complete the door? Finally, is there any catalogue or construction guide available on the web site to show how a cage would be constructed Thanks
Answered by Andrew
on February 04th, 2016
Hi Norman. I will get more information up on the site, I agree we need a lot more information. It is a new product we have taken and need to compile some info for you. We will this sorted in the coming weeks.

Quickcrop European deliveries

All Standard Quickcrop Deliveries only €3.95, heavy goods deliveries only €9.95

All our deliveries are only €3.95 no matter how many products we deliver anywhere in Ireland. For heavy items like ponds or furniture we charge only €9.95 per complete order. We also deliver to the UK and other European countries, please see our delivery rates below. Our flat delivery rate is an absolute bargain and is far cheaper than any of our competitors, please take this into account when comparing product prices.

N.B. The current lead times for raised beds is 7-10 working days.

Quickcrop Deliveries

Heavy goods deliveries
For heavy furniture or pond deliveries we charge an extra €5.00 to our standard delivery rate. Our rates below are our standard rates, please add €5.00 for heavy goods. All delivery rates are automatically added to your order when you add a product to your cart.

Where do we deliver to?
We deliver nationwide to the island of Ireland, the U.K., Austria, Benelux Countries, France, Germany and Switzerland. Please see our delivery rates below:

€3.95 - The Island of Ireland

€12.95 - The United Kingdom (Highlands and Islands may incur a surcharge, please contact us on 353 1524 0884 for details)

€14.95 - Austria, Belguim, The Netherlands, Luxembourg, Denmark, France, Germany, Switzerland.

How long does it take?
Stock permitting we aim to dispatch your goods within 2 working days of receiving your order. However with our wood products please allow 10 to 14 days for delivery plus due to delays in courier services add another 2 - 3 days for Irish and UK orders, and up to 8 working days for other European destinations.

What If I'm not in at time of delivery?
The driver will leave a note with the depot contact number. Delivery can be arranged for the next day or a later date.

I'm ordering several items, do they all arrive at the same time?
All items dispatched at the same time will normally be delivered in one delivery. The exceptions are bulk bags of soil or compost which comes in a separate delivery using a different delivery company and raised beds kits which may arrive in two separate deliveries.

What if my parcel is damaged or I wish to return the goods I have ordered?
Contact our office on 01 524 0884 and we will arrange collection and refund or replacement of faulty or damaged goods.

If you wish to return goods for any reason other than damaged or faulty items please return the item to us at the following address and we will organise a refund. Goods must be undamaged and in their original packaging. Please take care when parceling returned goods to ensure it reaches us in good condition.

Our returns address is: Quickcrop ltd., Unit 4, Ballymote Industrial Estate, Ballymote, Co.Sligo.


If you are unsure about any aspect of our delivery service we're always delighted to take your call in the office on: 01 524 0884

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