Stake & Post Installation Instructions for Realty Sign Posts
1. Loading Stake
stake open side down while holding slide hammer handle. When installed properly
the open side of the stake will always face the same direction of the post
2. Placing Stake
stake and slide hammer into position. You should be facing the yellow sticker
3. Un-Locking Slide Hammer
both hands push lock pin from back side while pulling from the front to
re-locate lock pin with yellow arrow.
4. Sliding Hammer
both hands. Grab the black handle lifting the slide body and then forcing
back to stake.
As hammering progresses you may want to let go of the handle on the way
down for smoother strikes.
5. Optional Stake Install
6. Correct Depth
you are using our locking system the correct depth for the stake will be
the equivalent of the U-Shape at the end of the slide hammer to the ground
approximately 6 inches.
Note: Stake Adjustments
For a straight and level install, drive the stake about 1/2 to 3/4 of the
way into soil. Then remove the slide hammer and install your post. Now you
should have an idea of what angle the stake must be driven. Load the slide
hammer back into the stake and push in the direction you need the stake
to go. Continue to drive the stake in.
7. Installing Lock
the key into the lock until both tangs pull in. Slide the key and lock into
the post lock hole until it dead ends. This may take some finessing to line
up all the holes. Holding the lock in place, remove the key. When installed
correctly, the lock will not pull out without the key.
8. Stake Removal
stake removal, load the slide hammer into the stake. Insert ring pin removal
tool through both holes in the stake. Leaving slide hammer in lock position,
try lifting slide hammer out of the stake quickly hitting the removal pin.
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