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The sight of an American flag flying high against a background of blue sky—it inspires both awe and pride. But if the wind keeps knocking your flag off its mount, you’re likely to feel more frustrated than anything else. For a lasting, gust-proof solution, skip the bracket for a concrete-anchored flag pole. To start, dig a hole that's three times the diameter of the pole, while being deep enough to accommodate up to a third of the pole height. Next, add in several inches of gravel to promote drainage. Finally, having braced the pole in position, fill in the hole with Rapid Set Concrete Mix. Wait 15 minutes for the material to set up and in just one hour, you can raise up the flag. Project complete.
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