- Read though
these instructions and make sure that you have
all the components and tools required for the
- Select a
location for your flagpole where it cannot be
struck by lawnmowers, automobiles, bikes, etc.
- Avoid locations
in the vicinity of power lines
- Check with your
local municipality regarding height ordinances
and for any underground gas or power lines. Many
municipalities have a "Dig Safe" bureau that can
provide you with this information.
- It is best to
unwrap the pole as soon as possible after it's
been delivered and kept straight and dry during
- Do not attempt
to climb flagpoles.
- Do not lean
ladders against flagpoles.
- Do not allow
children to operate a flagpole unattended.
Accessories Required - Not Included
- Screwdriver -
Phillips head for truck screws
- Dry sand
stone/pebbles for drainage
kits only require
approximately a 8 to 12 inch
diameter hole, and the depth of hole would be equal
to the length of sleeve that comes with your
flagpole plus 3 to 6" for gravel or sand. Best to
have gravel on bottom of hole for drainage.
General rule is 3 to 4 times the diameter of pole
for hole diameter,
and 10% of pole height goes in ground. (20 ft. tall
pole would =2 ft. in ground). 3" diameter pole would
= 9 to 12" diameter hole.