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Lakelife13
05-09-2017, 08:55 PM
So I had a custom flag made its a 3'5' but I'm having trouble finding a pole that will mount to the tower any suggestions?

mmandley
05-10-2017, 07:16 AM
I use these, I also have a 3x5 Flag I fly all the time.

This has several mounting points for the pin to hold it in place making it easy to get the perfect angle for your flag.

https://www.bulletlines.com/Wakeboard-Tower-Flag-Holder-p/799.htm

deckwork
05-10-2017, 08:26 AM
I made my own using flat and round tube steel. Put a little angle on tube then welded to flat steel, removed speaker's drilled holes in flat to match speaker mount holes then sandwiched holder between speaker and tower. Wanted something high on tower that would not interfere with bimini. My welding is not the best so i think i might have a shop make some with aluminum.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170510/1f730debd3393b21497e21f591944810.jpghttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170510/38c68b0cdb89f47478358071e422f4f2.jpg

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trayson
05-10-2017, 12:49 PM
I have the same flag holders that Mike has (although I think they're cheaper on Ebay).

For poles, I actually found some gray plastic tubing that would be used for irrigation or plumbing. I got it at home depot. it's pretty rigid, with just a little bit of flex to it. I put some caps on the top to give it a smidge more of a finished look. It was super easy to drill holes in the plastic pipe and use zip ties to mount the flags.

http://i1070.photobucket.com/albums/u492/traysonh/Moomba%20XLV/IMG_20160704_151220_zps9he2k32e.jpg

I've since moved my flag mounts to not interfere with my overhead board racks... You can see the new flag location starboard vs the old location port.
http://i1070.photobucket.com/albums/u492/traysonh/Moomba%20XLV/0502172209_HDR_zps9uokwxiw.jpg

North Woods Mobius
05-10-2017, 09:20 PM
+1 on the Bullet Lines flag holder. It's easy to install, and allows you to lock the collar at different angles depending on where you mount it on your tower so you can get the flag pole vertical. I guess my smaller flag means I probably harbor a small amount of "flag envy" versus the 3'x5' flags that Trayson and Mmandley have, but I'll get over it :)

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170511/7c1353bbe84c8aa0ca2bdb800cf8bbf4.jpghttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170511/7358579b759aba2eac57d322d6ca4918.jpg


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Lakelife13
05-10-2017, 10:14 PM
Alright cool thanks for the info a lot of good ideas I'll probably go with the bullet lines

Bonte4
05-11-2017, 07:41 AM
Does anyone know what the diameter is on the A3 tower, going to order the bullet mount and don't know which size to order, thx!

Bonte4
05-11-2017, 07:55 AM
I made my own using flat and round tube steel. Put a little angle on tube then welded to flat steel, removed speaker's drilled holes in flat to match speaker mount holes then sandwiched holder between speaker and tower. Wanted something high on tower that would not interfere with bimini. My welding is not the best so i think i might have a shop make some with aluminum.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170510/1f730debd3393b21497e21f591944810.jpghttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170510/38c68b0cdb89f47478358071e422f4f2.jpg

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Where did you get the black flag poles?

deckwork
05-11-2017, 07:58 AM
Where did you get the black flag poles?
I used broom handles with hook hole on top that swivels that way I could use snap rings to attach flag spins freely.

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Bonte4
05-11-2017, 08:04 AM
I used broom handles with hook hole on top that swivels that way I could use snap rings to attach flag spins freely.

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Good idea, got any up close pics?

deckwork
05-11-2017, 08:34 AM
Good idea, got any up close pics?
Was a metal mop handle cut it down and taped cut end that goes in holderhttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170511/a10f6868b38ad6fdaef0c5c0e5b1b4ad.jpg

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Bonte4
05-11-2017, 08:38 AM
Was a metal mop handle cut it down and taped cut end that goes in holderhttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170511/a10f6868b38ad6fdaef0c5c0e5b1b4ad.jpg

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Excellent, thanks again. Off to the dollar store for cheap mops!

trayson
05-11-2017, 12:34 PM
Alright cool thanks for the info a lot of good ideas I'll probably go with the bullet lines

they're expensive, but one of the best solutions I've found. The whole zip ties and PVC pipe I did on my first boat was too ghetto to repeat! LOL.

trayson
05-11-2017, 12:36 PM
Was a metal mop handle cut it down and taped cut end that goes in holderhttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170511/a10f6868b38ad6fdaef0c5c0e5b1b4ad.jpg

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Canadian Flag! "MADE IN USA". LOLOLOL!!!!!!!!!!!! that's awesome!

North Woods Mobius
05-12-2017, 08:08 PM
Speaking of flags, I just bought these little gems today as I was picking up a new pair of water ski gloves:
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170513/c506b32b7bc49225da019f32db0b48a8.jpg
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170513/f31e1cd0c909bccab6df621e7689075a.jpg
It was a good online shopping trip on Overton's: A pair of 2017 Radar Ergo K gloves and these 2 cocktail cruise flags. I can't wait 'till Memorial Day to use all this new gear :cool:


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kaneboats
05-13-2017, 06:45 AM
Love those flags but you are asking to get stopped if you fly them. Be brave!

moombahighrider
05-13-2017, 07:41 AM
What he said ⬆️

North Woods Mobius
05-13-2017, 09:58 AM
Love those flags but you are asking to get stopped if you fly them. Be brave!

Kaneboats,

That's a great point, and some sage advice .... but this is where there are some advantages of being on a ~400 acre seepage lake as opposed to being on a chain or a bigger lake: it tends to keep the crazy day boaters AND the police away :cool:. In fact, there are only 3 ski/wakeboard boats on our entire lake - our 2014 LSV, my brother in law's 2006 Natique 206, and a beautiful older Malibu. It's a pretty reserved crowd, and late afternoon cocktail cruises is part of the rhythm of lake life up there!

trayson
05-14-2017, 11:08 PM
Kaneboats,

That's a great point, and some sage advice .... but this is where there are some advantages of being on a ~400 acre seepage lake as opposed to being on a chain or a bigger lake: it tends to keep the crazy day boaters AND the police away :cool:. In fact, there are only 3 ski/wakeboard boats on our entire lake - our 2014 LSV, my brother in law's 2006 Natique 206, and a beautiful older Malibu. It's a pretty reserved crowd, and late afternoon cocktail cruises is part of the rhythm of lake life up there!

And as long as the driver is sober, everyone else on the boat can be raging alcoholics! LOL

_fng_
05-21-2017, 02:41 PM
Speaking of flags, I just bought these little gems today as I was picking up a new pair of water ski gloves:
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170513/c506b32b7bc49225da019f32db0b48a8.jpg
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170513/f31e1cd0c909bccab6df621e7689075a.jpg
It was a good online shopping trip on Overton's: A pair of 2017 Radar Ergo K gloves and these 2 cocktail cruise flags. I can't wait 'till Memorial Day to use all this new gear :cool:


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Saw a mojo on lake Dunlap tx with the beer flag today, anyone from here? Just curious.

beat taco
06-19-2017, 04:52 PM
I use these, I also have a 3x5 Flag I fly all the time.

This has several mounting points for the pin to hold it in place making it easy to get the perfect angle for your flag.

https://www.bulletlines.com/Wakeboard-Tower-Flag-Holder-p/799.htm
What pole?

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