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Old 08-09-2019, 09:40 PM   #1
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Best Way To Support Yard Signs


Hey Guy,

I have had these yard sign for a few years and really like them but I donít like the install process

I have been using these fence post bases up till now but they are a huge pain to install and donít last very long. They are also impossible to install in the winter.


Any better option out there?
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Old 08-10-2019, 12:43 AM   #2
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a friend of mine made two types of sign holders.

one type was a frame made out of 1" sq tube w/ some angle iron tabs to bolt the sign to. the bottom was a steel "tray" that he could set some cmu's on or a sack or two of ready mix to hold it in place.

second type was pretty much the same but each side of the 1" tube had a concrete stake welded to them so he could drive it in to the ground. the tops of the 1" tube had a 1/4" thick tab welded to it as a striking surface.

both types lasted for years......

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Old 08-10-2019, 01:49 AM   #3
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T post with a few holes drilled through it for deck screws?

5 gallon bucket filled with concrete around your post?

Metal car wheel with metal post welded (or bolted) to it?

4 x 4 cross base with rebar tent pegs driven down through?




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Realtor signs around here use 3" angle iron with holes drilled for the sign. Drive it in and bolt the sign to it.
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Think like a christmas tree stand... or patio umbrella stand. Wide and heavy.
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My guys carry around some hazard signs for those times we are near the public. They store flat. Pick them up and unfold and they are an A frame. You can place whatever youd like inside the A part to keep it from blowing away. They are light plastic. Theve held up for years. That's saying something for my guys.

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My guys carry around some hazard signs for those times we are near the public. They store flat. Pick them up and unfold and they are an A frame. You can place whatever youd like inside the A part to keep it from blowing away. They are light plastic. Theve held up for years. That's saying something for my guys.

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A have a realtor style sign but honestly never use it. I seldom have my name on the truck.

I did get new magnets though. Word of mouth keeps me going.
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If I did yard signs I'd want the stand to be over the top nice.
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A couple of eye-hooks screwed into the ground under the sign tied off with fish-line at the bottom of the sign and the sign won't move or move very little in wind...

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