The 8 foot merry go round comes with a smooth finish and rolled edges for your children's safety. The equipment features a four piece platform built with heavy duty 11 gauge steel for years of playground use. This merry go round has a governor to control speed. Hand rails are 1-3/8 inch powder coated pipe. Includes grease fittings for bearing and shaft lubrication. Standard popular colors are Red (base) and Yellow (hand rails) or Green (base) and Tan (hand rails). The base is thermoplastic coated and available in Red and Green only. Handrails come in your choice of available power coat paint.