View of all 4 sides and bottom of the Lawn Jock
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Lawn Jock is forged in 11 parts from wrought aluminum, then welded together.
Arms, body, legs, and base are hollow.
Removable steel ring included for hole in hand.
Compare Wrought Aluminum vs. Ornamental Concrete
Best value- weather-resistant, virtually maintenance-free!
Lightweight under 50 lbs., easy to ship and move- hard to break
No freeze/thaw problems(non-porous)
Non-rusting, stays strong
Hollow, can be wired for electrical light
Hard and smooth surface texture, paint sticks and details stay painted on
Painted with oil-based paints in bold, contrasting, vibrant colors- ages gracefully
Smooth surface almost cleans itself and wipes off easily
Strong impact strength
High flexural strength- very sturdy- can get knocked over and set back up with no damage
Non-weather resistant- high maintenance- erodes and stains easily- soaks in mold spores and biological deposits from the rain which turn black over time
Heavy over 150 lbs., hard to ship and move-easy to break
Weak in freeze/thaw conditions- Porous concrete soaks in water which freezes and causes cracking/crumbling
Rebar "skeleton" gets wet and rusts, spalls(concrete detaches from rusting rebar), and eventually causes unit to crumble
Solid, can't be wired
Porous surface- paint either soaks in and bleeds or soaks out and flakes off- no paint sticks good to concrete
Latex paint goes on in dull colors and then fades
Spongy, porous surface- hard to clean
Weak impact strength- fragile, easily chipped and cracked when kids play with it or it gets hit with garden tools or hail
Low flexural strength- could shatter like glass if knocked over
THE PAINT BLEEDS AND JUST DOESN'T STICK ON CONCRETE- WHAT A MESS!
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