Simple and easy way to measure the height of a flagpole

Equipment:     Ball of string & Tape measure

1.       Lower your flag

2.       Attach the string to the top snap hook at the top of your flag

3.       Raise the rope until the top snap hook reaches the top of the pole

4.       Mark or cut the rope where the rope meets the bottom of the flagpole

5.       Lower the rope

6.       Detach the string from the snap hook

7.       Measure the string

 

Alternative Method to measure the height of a flagpole

Limitation: Tape measure length needs to be as long as the pole. If not, use above method.

Equipment:      Tape measure & Duct tape

1.       Lower your flag

2.       Attach a tape measure with duct tape to the top snap hook at the top of your flag

3.       Raise the rope until the snap hook reaches the top of the pole

4.       Let the tape measure land at the base of the flagpole

5.       Look at tape measure for flagpole height

6.       Lower the rope

7.       Detach the tape measure from the snap hook

Posted on September 5, 2014 .