Flagpole advice

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Laite
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Flagpole advice

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I'm looking for a flagpole for my yard. I have a place locally that sells them where I can pick it up. It seems a little pricey but I'm sure the quality is good. Just wondering if there are more reasonably priced options for what I'm looking for in a residential flag pole. Im looking at a 20' pole. What can you say about this https://greatyardmaster.com/best-residential-flag-pole/? Thanks.
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Do what lots of fine Americans do and head to harbor freight for a $20-$40 model shipped directly from china!


Seriously their flag pole is highly rated, silly simple and 18' I believe. Says it'll support a 3'x5'.

I've got one but haven't dug it in yet, hoping to remove a Bradford pear and get some low voltage lights going before I place the pole.

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Will you be placing it where it will get much wind? If so, I recommend spending a little money. I’ve gone through 3 in 4 years because of the wind. I didn’t know I lived in a wind tunnel until I got the flagpole. Only reason I haven’t upgraded is because it’s in my landscaping and I don’t want to dig the sleeve up. I cannot remember the diameter but it’s middle of the road as far as flagpoles go. The gauge is also middle of the road. If you go that route, I’ve found that a PVC pipe helps the rigidity.
I’ll eventually upgrade but I’m not sure what I’ll go with.

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My FIL just put in one of those telescoping poles with a solar light on the top. He can't do half-staff for some reason on his, but it's easy for him to maintain the flag and light.

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HoosierLawnGnome wrote:
Thu Jul 30, 2020 8:35 am
My FIL just put in one of those telescoping poles with a solar light on the top. He can't do half-staff for some reason on his, but it's easy for him to maintain the flag and light.
I almost went with a telescoping pole but my concern was half staff. Deal breaker for me.

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