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I'm curious if anyone has designed something to be compact, and quick to put up/take down. I have a need for a basic clothes hanging rack, with an emphasis on compact portability (e.g. able to fit in a suitcase or duffel bag) and not requiring tools to quickly put up/take down. I'm thinking 180 connections (to permit 2 shorter tubes to be connected to make a taller vertical), and possibly thumb screws to tighten the connections. The two parts I'm not seeing available are the 180 connector (except for a post below, which seems to require threaded tubes), and finger-tightenable screws.

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Mario I. Arguello
Engineer - Designer - Artist / Owner of MIA Micro-FLIGHT

You can use "quick release"  hardware in lieu of the stock nut and bolt if you don't want to be screwing and unscrewing for a project that requires quick assembly and disassembly.  You could also use a knurled head screw or thumb screw with a large enough head diameter to be able to hand tighten it with some power.  The quick release lever clamps as in the attached photo work better. 

I'm curious if anyone has designed something to be compact, and quick to put up/take down. I have a need for a basic clothes hanging rack, with an emphasis on compact portability (e.g. able to fit in a suitcase or duffel bag) and not requiring tools to quickly put up/take down. I'm thinking 180 connections (to permit 2 shorter tubes to be connected to make a taller vertical), and possibly thumb screws to tighten the connections. The two parts I'm not seeing available are the 180 connector (except for a post below, which seems to require threaded tubes), and finger-tightenable screws.

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