It is also tapered and has an ACME-thread at the end, to make it compatible with most other brands of tools such as paint rollers. It's sturdy even at it's full extension and is easy to grip and hold on to. The pole is easy to extend and retract and can be done in seconds.
Don't take too many risks, avoid using ladders when possible in cleaning high areas with Moerman telescopic extension pole. It's worth the money.
Available in 2-section (1.2m/4 feet), 3-section (3m/10 feet), or 4-section (5m/16ft and 9m/30 feet).