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Flag Mount and Flag

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by wheelin72, Oct 1, 2002.

  1. wheelin72

    wheelin72 Registered Member

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    Im looking at a way to mount a big flag in the back of my truck. Something removable would be nice. I dont really want to use a metal pole. Something with some give would be nice. Kinda like a monster truck setup. Something at a hardware store would be best or nothing to expensive.


    Im looking into some way to put a light shining on the flag so i can have it at night.

    Any ideas would be great.
    -Ryan
     
  2. Burt4x4

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    WHat I did was use 1" schedual40 or 80 pcv water pipe, ya know the white stuff. THen I used U bolt that fits around the pipe and mounted it to my rear tire carrier. To mount the flag to the pole just drill a couple holes and zip tie the flag to the pole.
    Gives it a flexable wavey look as your goin down the road /forums/images/icons/cool.gif
     
  3. zakk

    zakk 1/2 ton status

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    3/8 metal conduit, and corresponding u-clamps. i made two flag poles for $6 /forums/images/icons/cool.gif
     
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    I made a pole that slides into my hitch. It isn't flexible, but i suppose you could use a fibreglass rod for the top part. Could easily clamp a small 55watt light to the bottom of the post.
     
  5. wheelin72

    wheelin72 Registered Member

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    Thanks for all the ideas. They all sound good.
    Some pvc or conduit seems the way to go.
    I forgot about the hitch method but first i need a hitch

    Oh ya do u see any problems with is snapping i would like to be able to drive around town with it. I know it wouldnt be a good idea in high speeds.
     
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    mine was good at any speed, by my rig has a top speed of 70 MPH before the 39.5's start shaking the hell outta me /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
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    I've been thinkin about the msame thing, when I go to the beach I wanna be able to fly the bars an' stars and the stars an' stripes but the Burban doesnt have any place to mount one flag much less two. Now if I had a roof rack I have an idea for dual flag poles made out of PVC. Its basically a U shape that you can tie to the rear of the cargo rack and have the poles coming off the corners of the U. But I dont have a cargo rack. If any of y'all have somethin for flyin flags on ur Burbans I'd like to see it. thx
     
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    /forums/images/graemlins/usaflag.gif I used electrical conduit...very cheap....then to make it removeable....i used some special clamps that are used to keep bumper poles...usually lighted...on the front bumpers of semi's. /forums/images/graemlins/usaflag.gif

    Azblazer
     

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