Mike, Thank you for your question on the Franklin Brass Maxted 18 in. Towel Bar in Polished Chrome. As the manufacturer, we cannot recommend cutting down the towel bar. This has not been tested and will void the warranty. I apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. Best, Customer Care Team
Marty, Thank you for your question on the Franklin Brass Maxted 24 in. Towel Bar in Venetian Bronze. The bar is not solid, but with proper weight capacity not exceeding 25 lbs the bar should not bend. Best, Customer Care Team
Nothing. There wasn't a foam insert in mine.
bloodpony, We thank you for your interest in our product. This bar is not recommend for showers. Customer Care Provider