The points on the Storm Poles and Banksticks are extremely durable. - A screw on the Powerpoint models allows easy penetration of the hardest ground. - Removable tommy bars provide extra leverage for screwing into the ground. Banksticks: - Powder coated aluminum sticks. Storm Poles: - Chunky banksticks ideal for use as storm poles on you bivvy or shelter. Euro Banksticks: - Identical in diameter to the Fox Storm Poles, these chunky banksticks feature a tommy bar that protrudes at right angles which provides extra leverage for tightening Microns and rod rests. All models are extendible to approximately 175% of their original length and feature the Fox Cam-Lok mechanism ideal for hard ground.