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The Defender EZPOLE® comes with our 360 degree "No Wrap" swivel and button system that allows your flag to fly freely without wrapping or getting tangled around the pole. These polycarbonate swivels will not yellow in the sun and allow you to fly two flags or half-staff flying without the use of a rope. The Defender EZPOLE comes in 13’, 17’ and 21’ lengths. The flagpole comes with in an anodized polished aluminum finish. The flag attaches with two stainless steel clips. Sectional flagpole kits have three, four or five, 56” sections, depending on the length purchased. These sections appear seamless as they neatly assemble together. Our sectional poles are 2” in diameter and are 16 gauge aluminum. EZPOLE swagging is a full 1.5” deeper than most sectional poles. This feature ensures added strength and durability under tough weather conditions.
Defender Kit Contents
- 3 - 5 56" sections depending on pole size ordered
- Installed 360 Degree No Wrap Swivel System
- Hardware Kit- Stainless Steel clips, Instruction Sheet & Flag Etiquette Pamphlet
- Gold Anodized Aluminum Ball
- Aluminum Ground Sleeve
- 3'x5' Nylon Sewn American Flag
- Instructions listed on the box
Defender EZPOLE Features:
- 100% American craftsmanship
- Rust-free polished aluminum tubing
- Extra swaging for rigidity and high performance
- Aluminum in-ground sleeve or special mount
- All EZPOLES have a 5 year warranty with proof of purchase
- "No-Wrap" swivel system™
- Deburred for safety
- Topped with an anodized aluminum gold ball
- An instruction sheet
- A flag etiquette leaflet
- A list of flag flying holidays
A reference guide for first-time flag owners
Many homeowners have decided that there is no better way to show their American pride than to proudly display a US flag in their own yard. The flagpole experts at EZPOLE Flagpoles, a manufacturer and distributor of 100% American-made flagpoles, discuss some items to consider before you start flying the Stars and Stripes.
Choosing the right flagpole
For a single story home, decks, docks or for traveling purposes, a 13’ flagpole will suffice. A 17’ flagpole is recommended for mid-size homes or 2-story structures, and a 21’ flagpole is recommended for large homes or areas.
When judging the quality of a flagpole, you will want to choose an flagpole that uses 16-gauge aluminum to prevent your flagpole from bending or breaking during severe weather. To prevent your flag from becoming tangled in the wind, look for a feature like EZPOLE’s “No Wrap” Swivel System.
Finally, you can choose between a sectional flagpole, which comes in pieces and needs to be assembled, versus a telescoping flagpole like the EZPOLE telescoping flagpole that expands from 9’6” up to 21’. telescoping flagpoles are more expensive than sectionals but are much easier to use.
How to install a flagpole
- Check for underground sprinkler water lines and electrical lines before you dig.
- Dig a 22'' hole with a tapered diameter (see diagram).
- Put 2'' of gravel under base of sleeve, (allows for drainage) tamp stone.
- Place aluminum sleeve (bead down) with bottom section of flagpole into place so cement won’t fill bottom of sleeve.
- Mix bag of cement (40 pound bag) and pour into hole.
- Mound up concrete around sleeve to allow for water runoff.
(Add rocky fill to increase concrete volume).
- Use level to square vertical. Stabilize for 24 hours. Insert remaining sections.
Adding a flagpole to your yard offers a great opportunity to do some creative landscaping. Stonework is often popular around the base of a flagpole and can be combined with a variety of flower bed arrangements.