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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.
 
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Step 1:

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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:

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Step one

Put the base together as seen in the picture.

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Step two

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

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Step three

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

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

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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

claudg19501 year ago
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.
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acidbass (author)  claudg19501 year ago
That would be an addition that I would use if they had a more permanent setting, I do appreciate the input though.
anasdad2 years ago
Nice job!
Ken
acidbass (author)  anasdad2 years ago
Thanks :)
If you need more weight to hold it in place, fill the base with sand or even water , works great !
acidbass (author)  Lectric Wizard4 years ago
Yeah I ended up filling mine with cement but thanks for the tip and the feedback
Ninzerbean5 years ago
Can you show a photo with a flag attached?
acidbass (author)  Ninzerbean5 years ago
 yeah no prob i will see if i can find any pics
Robot Lover5 years ago
dude this is sweet. 5*!
acidbass (author)  Robot Lover5 years ago
 thank you 
jackaroo4005 years ago
It fliesaway with the flag...might need some weight on the bottom
acidbass (author)  jackaroo4005 years ago
yeah that is a problem we had but we were also using them inside maybe putting two cinder blocks eh?
bowmaster5 years ago
Cool, I'll make some for capture-the-flag airsoft games.
acidbass (author)  bowmaster5 years ago
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.
acidbass (author)  bowmaster5 years ago
you already can i did not glue the pole to the base you can also make them smaller if need be
KentsOkay5 years ago
Very cool dude, I like the base design
acidbass (author)  KentsOkay5 years ago
we use them at our 4-H metting sadly after this year they will never be used again
acidbass (author) 5 years ago
 if you have any questions ask me