Here’s Why You Should Fly Your Own Flag When Hauling Long Loads

Home centers and lumberyards typically have red plastic flags and twine or staples to fasten the flags to your extra-long load. But it seems like they’re almost always out of one of the above.

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Fly Your Own Flag

Home centers and lumberyards typically have red plastic flags and twine or staples to fasten the flags to your extra-long load. But it seems like they’re almost always out of one of the above. Also, staples and twine usually come undone, liberating the flag before I’ve reached my destination. So I keep my own flag in my truck. It’s a red shop rag with a bungee cord run through a hole in one corner of the rag. I’ve never had this fly off, and it’s always there when I need it. — Saul Carvajal

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