PVC Flag Poles

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Introduction: PVC Flag Poles

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Have you ever heard that you can make anything with PVC well you can and here's how you make a PVC flagpole.

Step 1:

Materials

All of these PVC pieces should be the 1 1/2 inch PVC

2 Four Feet pieces of PVC

6 Six inch pieces of PVC

2 Twelve inch pieces of PVC

1 PVC Double connector

3 PVC T connectors

4 PVC Elbow connectors

1 PVC cap

2 Eye screws (Preferably 5 mm)

2 Climbing clips

Step 2:

Step one

Put the base together as seen in the picture.

Step 3:


Step two

Put one of the four foot pieces into the base. As shown in the picture.

Step 4:

Step three

Attach the double connector to the top of the four foot piece

Step 5:

Step four

Drill 2 holes into the other four foot piece and screw your eye screws into the holes and clip the clips onto the screws.

Step 6:

Step five

attach the drilled four foot piece to the double connector and place the cap on top of the pole and you are done.

Sorry that it is sideways

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    Nice, simple and easy to customize.

    If the pole is tall and there is wind, apart from the base toppling over (a problem you already solved) the central coupling could be stressed too much. I'm attaching a (clumsy) sketch with a possible solution using a 45degrees T coupling (which also complicates construction and difficults disassembly, but that`s the idea, ain't it?). Good job, anyway.

    PVC flagpole.JPG
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    That would be an addition that I would use if they had a more permanent setting, I do appreciate the input though.

    If you need more weight to hold it in place, fill the base with sand or even water , works great !

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    Yeah I ended up filling mine with cement but thanks for the tip and the feedback

     yeah no prob i will see if i can find any pics

    It fliesaway with the flag...might need some weight on the bottom

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    yeah that is a problem we had but we were also using them inside maybe putting two cinder blocks eh?

    Cool, I'll make some for capture-the-flag airsoft games.

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    great they are extremely easy to build so have fun

    I'm going to modify it so you can take the pole out of the base.

    you already can i did not glue the pole to the base you can also make them smaller if need be

    we use them at our 4-H metting sadly after this year they will never be used again

     if you have any questions ask me