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Old 06-23-2014, 01:13 AM   #1
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American flag soft top?

Anyone seen an American flag(or any flag for that matter) used as a top? Or just attached to roll cage? I thought it sounds like a sweet idea! Do you agree? (Obviously not for a practical use, just cool for a sunny day with top off?)

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Old 06-23-2014, 01:37 AM   #2
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To be totally honest I'd be pretty up set to see someone treat an American flag like that. I'd probably have to tactically acquire it and make sure it was handled properly.

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Old 06-23-2014, 01:41 AM   #4
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My dad actually told me earlier today that he saw something similar yesterday! Said the flag was just covering windshield to rear roll bar. Sounds pretty neat. If done properly of course and not rained on or damaged or anything.
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When I was a kid lots of the old cj's would do this with a rebel flag. I think it would probably flap a lot but you could put your soft top over it when it rained. I have thought about doing this myself with a pirate flag. I don't know where I would find one big enough.
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To be totally honest I'd be pretty up set to see someone treat an American flag like that. I'd probably have to tactically acquire it and make sure it was handled properly.
I'll help you. I'm not sure I even like those premade tops in the flag pattern.
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I'm a veteran, served in a combat zone, salute the flag to this day, observe proper flag etiquette, would get royally pissed off if I see anyone disrespecting the flag, etc. but I'd have zero issue with anyone running a shade fly with an American flag image on it like shown in post #7. I wouldn't use an actual flag for that purpose but...
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I'm with Jerry on this. An actual flag being used would be a major issue. An image of a flag, I'd be ok with.
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Like I said I wanted to use a "Jolly Roger" but I had thought about attaching it to 2 long bungie cords. I figured it would give some shade but I could still raise the top over it unlike a bikini top.
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I'll help you. I'm not sure I even like those premade tops in the flag pattern.
A pre made top they are marketing is different than taking an actual flag and zip tying it to your roof. I wouldn't use the pre made one personally though.

People tend to forget that our flag is supposed to be a sacred thing. Something that we cherish and protect. Men and woman have sacrificed life and limb for those colors and too often it's treated as a prop. I'm not saying that was the OP's intention. Just giving my opinion.

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I was trying to find a top with the Texas flag. I didn't think about just using a flag, but don't really like that idea. If you want a flag top, I would go with one of the solutions above, it will be much more practical that way.
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Interesting cultural difference here. Over here we only get upset if you fly the Union Flag upsidedown
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Interesting cultural difference here. Over here we only get upset if you fly the Union Flag upsidedown
Sounds like something my dumb ass neighbor would do
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Sounds like something my dumb ass neighbor would do
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Sounds like something my dumb ass neighbor would do
Whoever that is in the picture needs to be asked if he's signalling that he's in distress, the only reason to fly the flag upside down. If he's not, then he should turn the flag right side up.
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Whoever that is in the picture needs to be asked if he's signalling that he's in distress, the only reason to fly the flag upside down. If he's not, then he should turn the flag right side up.
She does is because she thinks the country is in distress, because Obama is our president
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It's disrespectful to the flag and all those who defend it and those who gave their lives defending it!!
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Please don't do this. A state flag is one thing, but our American Flag should not be treated any worse than it already is.
Do the right thing.
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I will not use an actual flag for this purpose. But thanks for all the responses! I will look into the top!
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I have taken a Kansas City Chiefs flag. added a few extra hole rivets and used small bungees to attach it to the bars. it's a sunshade and shows of my fav team. I'd never do that to a US Flag tho. too much respect.
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obviously, I ordered a bigger flag lol. soon it will be installed
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obviously, I ordered a bigger flag lol. soon it will be installed

Bet you get a lot of grief, living in Euless...I'm hoping Dallas will trade their owner one of these years, and get back on track.

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