Hey guys, been lurking for a few weeks and decided to join. My interest in flags has recently been rekindled when I hung some flags from the ceiling in my garage. I recently decided to start displaying my flag again on the house (for a variety of reasons, but anyway...). I also picked up a few (cheap) historic flags on ebay so I can change up what I display this summer. I have a cheap Annin starter kit, the flag is in decent shape still be the pole is bent at the bottom. Still usable but not ideal. I was looking at a new pole , and likely bracket since mine is loose and worn pretty well (it was on the house when we bought it). I was going to get a 1" pole ( I'm pretty well set on the bracket) but I can't decide on a 6 or 7 ft pole. It's going on my front porch columns and where the bracket is mounted there is no chance of it blowing into the gutters (it's a tall roof) but the flag is kinda close to the walkway. I'm not sure if the extra foot of lengthy will really make a difference. Is there other benefits to a 7ft pole? They're a bit more expensive but it's not a deal breaker. I'm looking at a spinning pole either way. Eventually I'll have two flags at the porch but first I need to redo some overgrown landscaping, so for now it's just one. Thanks for the help.