What are the parts of a flagpole?

Answer When flags are flown outdoors, the flagpole serves as a support system. It enables flags to be mounted as well as held by people at events such as parades and sporting events.SizeFlagpoles vary wid... Read More »

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What Is a Gaff Flagpole?

Flagpoles provide a sturdy structure for flying a country's ensign, or flag. A flag's purpose is for identifying the nationality and loyalty of a particular region. Specifically, gaff flagpoles are... Read More »

What is the top of a flagpole called?

The cap at the top of a flagpole where the pulley attaches is called a truck. Most flagpoles also have a ball or other ornament (such as an eagle) on top of the truck--this is called a finial.Sourc... Read More »

What is in the ball of a flagpole?

The inside of the ball at the top of a flagpole is either filled with solid metal or is hollow, and they are some times called ornaments. The top piece of a flagpole doesn't have to be a ball. Meta... Read More »

What Type of Pulley Is on a Flagpole?

Flag pole pulleys have a rope or cable to which flags are attached. The rope or cable wraps around a wheel at the top of the pole, making flag raising and lowering easier.