External truck style of flagpole used for raising and lower the flag.
A flagpole cutaway illustration showing the inside of a ball and truck combo at the top. The technical illustration shows the halyard or rope going around the wheel.
A flagpole cutaway illustration with a view into the top hat and how the halyard winds inside. The finial ball is a decorative element placed on top.
Various mounting base types for the bottom of a flagpole.