ALWAYS GRIPS & NEVER SLIPS – Patented “Lock Right” spring loaded ring-pin locking technology outperforms traditional twist lock mechanisms found on other telescopic swimming pool poles.. NEVER ACCIDENTALLY COLLAPSES – Unique locking mechanism engages solidly and easily making it impossible for the telescopic pole to collapse. NO MORE STUCK LOCKS – “Lock Right” mechanism cannot get jammed. Easily unlocks with a simple button click EVERY TIME! SUPER SIMPLE LENGTH ADJUSTMENT – Easy “Lock Right” unlocking and “Smooth Glide” pole coating make simple work of pole length adjustments. WILL NOT BEND, BREAK OR CRACK – 1.8mm thick, 6061-T6 aluminum, dual channel extruded inner pole & ribbed outer pole are twice as strong as typical poles. Of course, the lifetime, unlimited replacement, guarantee has you covered if you ever DO have a problem.