Originally designed to hold a fireman's turn out gear (hat, coat, pants and boots). Also can be used for hunting, motorcycle, ATV, and scuba divers. This rack allows you a self contained area for your coat, pants and boots. Also, could easily hold backpacks, hats, shoulder bags, etc. The rack is made of 1/4 inch diameter, hot rolled steel rod welded to a 1 inch by 1/8 inch steel mounting bracket that is 25 inches long. The rack is painted flat black and has mounting holes at 16 and 24 inches. Protective tips are provided to prevent damage. Mounting screws included. All products are designed and made in the USA.