Sand Flag Update 2

After recently checking out the Sand Flag that Peter purchased, featured in my last sand flag update, I decided to bite the bullet and order a flag.  I ordered a completely different style of flag from an eBay seller who I’ve used a few times in the past.

This shot just has the flag sitting there, not fitted.
While Peter’s flag is quite solid with very little flex, the one I’ve bought is quite light with a fair bit more flex. Peter’s could probably stand quite steadfast at 80km/h, this one would bend over and touch the roof at those speeds.
However at the speeds we’ll be doing in the desert, I don’t think it will be too much of an issue. Due to the lighter weight of the flag, the fitting can also be less rugged meaning quite an easy installation. I’ll most likely purchase a standard UHF bullbar bracket to mount it.

For transportation, the flag unscrews into three pieces of 1 metre each, a total of 3 metres. The fitting appears to be a standard Nitto style air fitting so once the base is mounted, the flag can be quickly snapped not place and just as easily removed.
Total cost delivered was $109, which was $41 less than Peter’s, but as mentioned, it is no where near as robust and has much more flex. Which way should you go? It’s a tough one, but I guess that is the purpose of these updates so you can make up your own mind.
The primary reason for my choice was the packed length of the flag at just 1.015 metres, which is much easier for me to stow in the Jeep than the 1.5 metre collapsed length of Peter’s.
Here is a link to the one I bought:
Here is a link to the bracket I’ll probably purchase (from the same seller:

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