Mounting an anchor for safety rope on aluminum coping

Lmh617

New member
Jul 23, 2021
1
Boston, MA
Hi all, first post here.

Aluminum coping (hollow) and securing anchors for safety rope

What are the best options for the above? Need to install anchors to the coping for a safety rope. I recently had a new concrete deck poured 3 weeks ago, finally have the pool ready and need to install something that’ll hold well against the constant pulling of kids.

I’m concerned about the coping being hollow and simple sheet metal screws not holding up. The coping is hollow so I can’t anchor to anything behind it that I’m aware of.

Any suggestions, ideas? Thanks in advance!
 

ajw22

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TFP Guide
Jul 21, 2013
28,524
Northern NJ
Pool Size
35000
Surface
Plaster
Chlorine
Salt Water Generator
SWG Type
Pentair Intellichlor IC-60
Welcome to TFP.

What type of pool?

Show us pics of your situation and maybe some folks will have ideas.
 

Woody007

Active member
Aug 20, 2020
25
Midwest US
I can only give you insight from what I have on my aluminum coping, which looks to be at least 1/4 inch bolts. They go into the concrete behind the coping and don't budge.
 
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