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 Motorcycle Flag Pole,,,,,, New Idea so What do You Think?

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Mr Intruder
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PostSubject: Motorcycle Flag Pole,,,,,, New Idea so What do You Think?   Wed Oct 16, 2013 10:01 pm

Been thinking about an idea for a new flag pole for my bike. What I was thinking was to fit a car whip aerial or CB type of whip aerial an then putting two of the Suzuki800 embroidered patches on it. I have two that have been sawn back to back for use at an earlier time as a attachment to my bike. Should be reasonably cheap to do and a whip type of aerial would sit nicely at the rear of the bike, either on the rear mudguard or on a rack. Obviously not to whippy but I am sure you get the idea, so before I do it, What do you think?
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PostSubject: Re: Motorcycle Flag Pole,,,,,, New Idea so What do You Think?   Wed Oct 16, 2013 10:18 pm

I liked the one you had before, It looked cool at the ride of respect  I think the longer you go with the pole the larger the flag would need to be?
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PostSubject: Re: Motorcycle Flag Pole,,,,,, New Idea so What do You Think?   Wed Oct 16, 2013 10:48 pm

Great idea Dave!!! I had been thinking exactly the same before the french trip and then just ran out of time. Let us know if you find a good source of the aerials...
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PostSubject: Re: Motorcycle Flag Pole,,,,,, New Idea so What do You Think?   Thu Oct 17, 2013 5:12 pm

I never saw the one that Sim is on about that you had Dave but I like the whip being used as it reminds me of the ones they have on Lambrettas. Very cool looking  
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PostSubject: Re: Motorcycle Flag Pole,,,,,, New Idea so What do You Think?   Fri Oct 18, 2013 10:15 am

Yes Sim I thought that one used on the Normandy trip was fine as well. I am just a guy that likes trying out new stuff & if I can do it cheap and it looks good then fine, if not not a problem.
Good point crash, I wondered what had put the whip aerial idea in my mind and I think it's what you are saying. It's just got to look good on a cruiser instead which might not be so easy to do, we'll see.
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PostSubject: Re: Motorcycle Flag Pole,,,,,, New Idea so What do You Think?   Fri Oct 18, 2013 11:56 am

so before I do it, What do you think? wrote:
Was looking at this with interest and thougt about other vehs fitted with flag poles.......
After a bit of thought and a sore head.....it came to me Limmos. Had a look on tenterweb and found these people. Not sure if its the way you want to go, but give you a few more options.

http://www.flagpoles.se/Magnetic_diplomat_car_flag_pole.htm
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PostSubject: Re: Motorcycle Flag Pole,,,,,, New Idea so What do You Think?   Fri Oct 18, 2013 12:34 pm

Thanks for that Arron, if nothing else these sites give me more idea's on possibility. The ordering from that site is not as easy as it could be & the postage for everything other than a flag itself is disgusting.
To be fair though I now have other ways that I could do it floating around in my head now.  
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PostSubject: Re: Motorcycle Flag Pole,,,,,, New Idea so What do You Think?   Fri Oct 18, 2013 2:53 pm

Flippin eck 25 Euro for postage   at least the site gave you some more ideas  
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