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Flying American Flag at Fourth of July (vanity)
06/11

Posted on 06/26/2011 12:13:49 PM PDT by BunnySlippers

Having just bought a new home, I m bound and determined to fly the American this July 4th.

I have checked Home Depot and Lowe's and am not satisfied with the options. I want a looking metal or black wall mounted hanger. And a high quality flag ... Preferably cotton and USA made.

Any suggestions for online purchases?


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Gardening; Outdoors
KEYWORDS: americanflag; amricanflag
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1 posted on 06/26/2011 12:13:52 PM PDT by BunnySlippers
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To: BunnySlippers
Last year for Christmas my husband bought me a fantastic set up, he got it Michael's Craft Store. The holder is black, sorta looks like rod iron and the flag is made in America.
Good luck, sometimes at this late date the flags are hard to find.
Oh, congratulations on the new home, let the projects begin!
2 posted on 06/26/2011 12:18:07 PM PDT by svcw (Non forgiveness is like holding a hot coal thinking the other person will be blistered)
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To: BunnySlippers

If you Google “flags”, you’ll get a list of several online stores.

Here’s one that sells US-made flags in different sizes and fabrics:

http://www.flags.com/prod_detail_list/American_Flags


3 posted on 06/26/2011 12:21:57 PM PDT by LibFreeOrDie (Obama promised a gold mine, but will give us the shaft.)
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To: svcw

Thank you. I have a Michael’s in the neighborhood.

Yes, the house ... It is in an All American neighborhood. Foot traffic is mothers pushing baby strollers, old ladies power walking. It’s bliss!


4 posted on 06/26/2011 12:23:34 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I love BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: BunnySlippers

World Net Daily seems to sell a good variety of flags with the hardware. Look also along the left side of the following page for all the links:

http://superstore.wnd.com/specialty-items/U-S-Flags-50-Stars


5 posted on 06/26/2011 12:26:06 PM PDT by Seeing More Clearly Now (From 1963 Congressional Record http://www.uhuh.com/nwo/communism/comgoals.htm)
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To: svcw

Thank you. I have a Michael’s in the neighborhood.

Yes, the house ... It is in an All American neighborhood. Foot traffic is mothers pushing baby strollers, old ladies power walking. It’s bliss!


6 posted on 06/26/2011 12:26:19 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I love BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: BunnySlippers

Since I have had a flag displayed for the past 10 years, I can advise using a nylon flag. Cotton just doesn’t last very long.


7 posted on 06/26/2011 12:27:36 PM PDT by WayneH (STCM USN Retired - Winning the Future - WTF)
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To: BunnySlippers

WOW. That’s fantastic. Enjoy your 4th of July weekend.


8 posted on 06/26/2011 12:28:22 PM PDT by svcw (Non forgiveness is like holding a hot coal thinking the other person will be blistered)
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To: BunnySlippers

Try this link...

http://www.pacifichistoricparksbookstore.org/browse.cfm/2,6.html

It’s the store for the USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor. They sell flags that were flown over the Memorial, yeah they are a little more expensive, but...high quality and an interesting flag to have. Comes with a certificate telling you what day the flag was flown.

I got two, both flown on December 7th, 2010.

G


9 posted on 06/26/2011 12:29:39 PM PDT by GRRRRR (He'll NEVER be my President, FUBO! Treason is the Reason! Impeach the Kenyan)
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To: BunnySlippers

http://www.flagandbanner.com/


10 posted on 06/26/2011 12:34:09 PM PDT by smalltownslick
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To: BunnySlippers
I prefer to have someone hold my flags... it's more fun that way:


11 posted on 06/26/2011 12:34:37 PM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: Seeing More Clearly Now

Thank you! They look great.


12 posted on 06/26/2011 12:39:26 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I love BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: BunnySlippers

I buy mine from the Vets when they come around. But you want online.

http://www.usvetsnetwork.org/index.php


13 posted on 06/26/2011 12:39:36 PM PDT by bigheadfred ( He put... creatures... in our bodies... to control our minds.)
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To: GRRRRR

Very interesting!


14 posted on 06/26/2011 12:40:09 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I love BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: smalltownslick

Thank you, I’ll check it out.


15 posted on 06/26/2011 12:41:19 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I love BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: bigheadfred

I”ll check it out anyway. Just so it’s here by the holiday. :)


16 posted on 06/26/2011 12:42:35 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I love BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: WayneH
“Since I have had a flag displayed for the past 10 years, I can advise using a nylon flag. Cotton just doesn’t last very long.”

Absolutely correct

17 posted on 06/26/2011 12:43:37 PM PDT by faucetman (Just the facts ma'am, just the facts)
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To: BunnySlippers

Congratulations. Lots of good advice on flags....this year and in the future, I’m trying to call it INDEPENDENCE DAY....seems to make it more REAL...


18 posted on 06/26/2011 12:45:38 PM PDT by goodnesswins (...both islam and the democrat plantation thrive on poverty)
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To: BunnySlippers

AC Moore actually has very nice flagpoles and mounts that are metal. I was surprised. And large cotton flags. I did not check where the flag was made as I already have 2.


19 posted on 06/26/2011 12:46:10 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are at your door! How will you answer the knock?)
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To: goodnesswins

Excellent suggestion!


20 posted on 06/26/2011 12:48:11 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I love BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: DJ MacWoW

Thank you, I will Google.


21 posted on 06/26/2011 12:49:26 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I love BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: BunnySlippers

Maybe this one. American Legion.

http://emblem.legion.org/


22 posted on 06/26/2011 12:50:55 PM PDT by bigheadfred ( He put... creatures... in our bodies... to control our minds.)
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To: BunnySlippers
You're welcome.

I was there the other day and they had a beautiful dark wood pole. But I already have 2 and Hubby would NOT have understood! LOL

23 posted on 06/26/2011 12:52:08 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are at your door! How will you answer the knock?)
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To: DJ MacWoW

Men!!! Haha ...


24 posted on 06/26/2011 12:54:30 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I love BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: bigheadfred

Checkin’ it out ...


25 posted on 06/26/2011 12:56:23 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I love BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: BunnySlippers

;-)


26 posted on 06/26/2011 12:58:18 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are at your door! How will you answer the knock?)
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To: BunnySlippers

I know you want something a bit fancier but I’m kind of simple.


27 posted on 06/26/2011 1:01:15 PM PDT by bigheadfred ( He put... creatures... in our bodies... to control our minds.)
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To: DJ MacWoW

Oops, closest store is in Florida. I’m in Los Angeles. :)


28 posted on 06/26/2011 1:01:39 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I love BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: bigheadfred

Actually, I want simple. Simple is classy.


29 posted on 06/26/2011 1:03:27 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I love BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: BunnySlippers

Rats! LOL


30 posted on 06/26/2011 1:03:39 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are at your door! How will you answer the knock?)
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To: BunnySlippers

Does your neighborhood have a Homeowners Association?

If so, Make sure you’re not in violation of any of their rules with any patriotic displays.


31 posted on 06/26/2011 1:04:38 PM PDT by Keith in Iowa (FR Class of 1998 | TV News is an oxymoron. | MSNBC = Moonbats Spouting Nothing But Crap.)
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To: BunnySlippers

A side note on Murphy’s Oil Soap. It looks better undiluted on my hardwood doors.


32 posted on 06/26/2011 1:06:11 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I love BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: BunnySlippers

WOW! Do they even allow the American flag to be shown/flown in LA these daze?


33 posted on 06/26/2011 1:06:28 PM PDT by bigheadfred ( He put... creatures... in our bodies... to control our minds.)
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About HOAs - here’s why...

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2007469/Vietnam-vet-fighting-right-fly-American-flag-outside-home.html

Why does it take a UK paper to report something like this? Oh yeah, US Papers don’t give a crap...


34 posted on 06/26/2011 1:07:20 PM PDT by Keith in Iowa (FR Class of 1998 | TV News is an oxymoron. | MSNBC = Moonbats Spouting Nothing But Crap.)
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To: BunnySlippers

A side note on Murphy’s Oil Soap. It looks better undiluted on my hardwood doors.


35 posted on 06/26/2011 1:07:38 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I love BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: Keith in Iowa

No. I live in the city. Leafy elms, wide steers ... Lots of freedom.


36 posted on 06/26/2011 1:09:38 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I love BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: Keith in Iowa

One is not forced to live in a HOA. Regardless, I don”t live in one.


37 posted on 06/26/2011 1:11:51 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I love BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: BunnySlippers

http://store.madeinusaflags.com/flagset.html


38 posted on 06/26/2011 1:16:09 PM PDT by RasterMaster (FU DUh-bama and the JACKASS you rode in on!)
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To: BunnySlippers
There is actually a retail flag store in Orlando: Flag World.

I've driven past the place, but never been inside, so I can't provide a review.

And, yes, I realize that you are on the other side of the country, but perhaps a similar store exists in your area.

39 posted on 06/26/2011 1:29:39 PM PDT by Johnny B.
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To: BunnySlippers

There are terrific flag shops online. Historical flags, well-made, grommets and so forth. That’s where I get my big ones.


40 posted on 06/26/2011 1:43:24 PM PDT by bboop (Stealth Tutor)
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Annin & Co.

I can't say they are any better than any of the companies already linked here but they are American-made, have been in business since 1847 and have a good selection.

41 posted on 06/26/2011 1:45:23 PM PDT by TigersEye (Wranglers not Levis. Levi Strauss is anti-2nd Amendment.)
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To: BunnySlippers

You’re in L.A. right? Good luck with that. The mex flag and the fag flag are all they care about here.


42 posted on 06/26/2011 1:48:22 PM PDT by max americana (FUBO NATION 2012)
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To: BunnySlippers

I bought a cotton flag at KMART about 8 yrs ago


43 posted on 06/26/2011 2:00:31 PM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: svcw

I refuse to fly a flag for any occasion until we have an American in the White House again.


44 posted on 06/26/2011 2:16:52 PM PDT by rootntootn (Kerry lied, millions died)
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To: max americana

Nope. There are people like me here. On my street everyone talks about lawns! And almost everyone has an American flag.


45 posted on 06/26/2011 2:25:01 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I love BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: bigheadfred

Yep, they’re all over my neighborhood.

You may not be aware, LA has lots of good American citizens. ;) ;)


46 posted on 06/26/2011 2:27:29 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I love BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: BunnySlippers

I’m just a kidding. Stay safe. And congrats on the new home.


47 posted on 06/26/2011 2:30:24 PM PDT by bigheadfred ( He put... creatures... in our bodies... to control our minds.)
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To: Johnny B.

Well, actually there are a number of American flag stores in LA. I’ll check them out.


48 posted on 06/26/2011 2:31:13 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I love BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: bigheadfred

... Nice home page ...


49 posted on 06/26/2011 2:33:52 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I love BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: Cementjungle
"I raised the flag the she unfurled."
Hunting Girl, Songs from the Wood, Chysalis, 1977.
50 posted on 06/26/2011 2:34:46 PM PDT by j_tull (I may make you feel, but I can't make you think.)
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