Part# 13-06482
MFR Model# AWCFB13


The ball bearing windsock frames are a rugged design constructed of a welded steel construction and then a powder coated finish for corrosion protection. They incorporate a two bearing pivoting design for effortless pivoting. These frames are ready to be mounted on a 3/4 female pipe thread for the 8, 13, 18 and 24 and a 1 pipe thread for the 36.
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Was easy to install sock and works great :)

Anna L Verified Purchase


October 19, 2022

Very high quality and light weight. It screws onto a 3/4” pipe. The ball bearings allow the sock to respond to the slightest wind.

Jim Z Verified Purchase


April 26, 2022

Very satisfied with this product.

Francine R
April 26, 2021

Well built and easy to install, we mounted it on top of a carbon fiber pole on the roof of our sun-shelter. We are a RC Flying club.

Mike J
February 1, 2021

The frame spins easily and is sensitive to the wind. It is well made. It arrived undamaged, was well packaged and in good time. It was a couple of days later than estimated, but it was ordered over Christmas.

January 17, 2021

Solid construction, should last a long time. Bearings make it swivel so easily! Well worth the $.

Colin D
May 25, 2020

Looks great and can not wait to get it up!

Tom I
February 20, 2020

Bought this for my dad, he loved it. Storm blew it away and Im buying him another one!

Sabrina M
December 2, 2019

After a quick nspecting the Ball Bearing Windsock Frames upon receiving it I found the rubber top cap is possibly truly the weakest link for this other than that, seeming great product. When the rubber cap fails it will expose the bearings to eventually leading to bearing failure. I plan to correct this for problem prior to its failure. Other than that, prior to installation this product looked to be well constructed. The wire ties were of poor quality and no extras ones included. The welded structure itself looked to be made well and powder coated.

Mark S
April 1, 2017

One frame had some scratches as they usually do but the other one was in terrible shape with then black coating completely gouged off in spots on all 4 legs of the frame and the top was scratched. It should never have been shipped that way. I let them know so they would do something about it for me which they did. I will make sure to ask them to check the frame over before shipping next time.

Atcan D Verified Purchase


May 11, 2022


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Q: Ball bearing windsock frame part number: 13-06483 Hello, just to be clear, would this fit onto a a standard 3/4 inch galvanized steel plumbing pipe fitting (female)?

Yes, it would work with standard 3/4" plumbing fittings.

Q: For an 18 inch sock, how long can the 3/4 inch mast be?

FAA type L-806 support - those mounted on low mass supporting structures - maximum of 3.0 m (10 ft) mast height. brbr FAA type L-807 support - those mounted on rigid supporting structures - Maximum of 4.8 m (16 ft) height to windsock.

Q: Is it possible to custom order your product with my pattern on the surface of the windsock?

Unfortunately we do not offer any custom embroidery on these wind socks. We only sell them stock, it would need to be embroidered post receipt.

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