16' Aluminum Pole Silver w/FREE American Flag
ITEM#: USK03 - 16' Aluminum Pole Silver w/FREE American Flag
Fly your US and Property flags with pride. Line your street with eye catching flags and flagpoles. This 16 Ft tall. Flagpole has a Silver satin finish, an aluminum ball topper and includes a Free 3x5 American Flag! Made from lightweight and rust-free aluminum.
*Maximum recommended sustained wind speed: 45 mph. Please take down pole(s) in inclement weather.
FLAGPOLE KIT INCLUDES:
- GROUND SLEEVE (Plastic 2.25 diameter)
- ALUMINUM BALL for TOP of pole
- 3 TO 5 ALUMINUM FLAGPOLE SECTIONS (DEPENDING ON POLE SIZE)
- TRUCK TOP (pulley system cap with pulley) , PRE-ASSEMBLED TO POLE
- CLEAT (to secure loose ends of rope after hoisting flag) PRE-ASSEMBLED TO POLE via Screws
- NYLON USA FLAG - 3ft x 5ft
- CLIP PACK (NYLON OR BRASS CLIPS)
FLAGPOLE ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONS
TOOLS & MATERIALS NEEDED FOR INSTALLATION:
- POST HOLE DIGGER/SHOVEL
- TAPE MEASURE
- MIXING CONTAINER
- QUICK SETTING CEMENT and Water
- GRAVEL OR SAND to fill 3”-5” in bottom of hole
STEP 1. SELECT FLAGPOLE LOCATION. CALL 811 or local utility location service BEFORE YOU DIG. CHECK FOR UNDERGROUND SPRINKLERS, WATER LINES AND ELECTRICAL LINES (MAKE SURE YOUR FLAG HAS CLEARANCE TO FLY IN ALL DIRECTIONS)
STEP 2. DIG A HOLE APPROX. 24” DEEP BY 12” IN DIAMETER
STEP 3. PLACE APPROX. 3-5” OF GRAVEL IN HOLE (ALLOWS FOR DRAINAGE) until top of flagpole sleeve is 1”-2” above ground level. After cementing CONCEAL EXPOSED SLEEVE AREA ABOVE GROUND WITH MULCH, DIRT, FLOWER BED
STEP 4. PLACE GROUND SLEEVE INTO GRAVEL/SAND—TO PREVENT CONCRETE FROM FLOWING INSIDE the Sleeve.
STEP 5. MIX CEMENT AND Carefully POUR AROUND GROUND SLEEVE UNTIL HOLE IS FILLED. Do not allow any cement to fall into the sleeve. Use a rag or wad of paper towel to block top of sleeve until you have completed the cementing process.
STEP 6. INSERT THICKEST POLE SECTION INTO GROUND SLEEVE (CAREFULLY—CEMENT WILL BE WET), SWEDGE (thinner) END UP. USE A LEVEL TO MAKE SURE POLE/SLEEVE IS STRAIGHT and level. Carefully REMOVE POLE SECTION AFTER LEVELLING so as not to move the sleeve.
ALLOW CONCRETE TO CURE FOR AT LEAST 24 HRS.
STEP 7. ASSEMBLE FLAGPOLE, ATTACH BALL, CLIPS, AND FLAG. Secure rope to Cleat.
STEP 8. INSERT INTO GROUND SLEEVE. ENJOY OLD GLORY!
*Flags are not meant to be flown in inclement weather. If bad weather is ahead, please take your pole in for safe keeping.