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Heavy Duty
Flexpost Sign System

Lifetime Warranty

Take a Lickin' and Keep on Tickin'

Ideal Shield’s Heavy-Duty Flexpost Sign System base is built to take a hit and is equipped with a Lifetime Warranty!

Manufactured from cast steel and galvanized coated with an integral 5/16” diameter spring, the heavy-duty flexible sign system comes with zinc coated anchors for asphalt or concrete installation, which only allows it to move when contacted by a vehicle.

Like most of Ideal’s products, the Heavy-Duty Flexpost is a quick and easy installation as it does not require any special tools to install.

This product creates a more uniform appearance for businesses facility protection by providing a matching plastic Bollard Cover to fit company branding.

Most styles, including Standard Bollard Covers and Decorative Bollard Cover options, are available, as well as custom logo decals

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Product Details

Base Plate: 9" Square 7 Gauge Standard Steel Base Plate
Flex System: Carbon Steel Rosion Spring with 1/2" Zinc Coated Bolts
Bollard Cover: 6″ Bollard Cover (multiple options available)
Signpost: 1.66 OD, 14 Gauge Post sleeved in HDPE plastic (9 foot 2.38")

Part Number Example:

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Available in Any Color

Upon Request


Lifetime Warranty

on manufacturer's defects


zinc coated anchors

for asphalt or concrete installation

The Ideal


  • Lifetime Warranty
  • Only flexes when contacted by a vehicle 
  • The only Flexible Sign System to include a matching post cover; available in any color
  • 360 degrees of flexibility means it can be hit from any direction
  • Maintenance-free product; never paint again
  • Quick and easy installation; Zinc coated anchors for asphalt or concrete installation
  • Withstands high wind speeds of over 75 mph
  • Fully ADA compliant
  • Sign brackets are available for an additional cost


Size Do
I Need?


  • OD=Outside Diameter
  • ID=Inside Diameter
Pipe OD Sleeve ID Pipe Circumference Pipe Size Ideal Sleeve Size
3.5 3 5/8″ 11″ 3″ 3″
4″ 4 1/8″ 12.5″ 3.5″ 3.5″
4.5″ 4 7/8″ 14″-15″ 4″ 4″
5.563″ 5 7/8″ 17.5″ 5″ 5″
6.625″ 6 7/8″ 20.5″-21.5″ 6″ 6″
7.5″ 7 7/8″ 24″ 7″ 7″
8.625″ 8 7/8″ 27″-27.5″ 8″ 8″
10.75″ 10 7/8″ 34″-34.5″ 10″ 10″
12.75″ 12 5/8″ 37 5/8″ 12″ 12″

Click Here to download the Bollard Cover Measuring Tool Click here for printing information.


Brand Your Bollards & Bases

Interested in branding your Bollard Covers and Sign Bases with custom colors and/or decals? Click here to learn more

Frequently Asked

10% recoil.
Sign brackets are used to stabilize the sign to our round posts therefore preventing wobble from wind. They also eliminate drilling into our round post.
Yes, mounting hardware is included for either concrete or asphalt surfaces
Yes all units are interchangeable. Our patented spring can be used on all models.
Lifetime warranty on the spring from manufacturer’s defects.
Our units are virtually maintenance free.
We have an independent third party study verifying that the units can withstand a sustained 75 MPH wind.

What our customers are saying

“First and foremost, we have loved the bases. They have gone through the various states of weather that Minnesota has to offer and they are withstanding the weather and doing a great job for us. At this time, we have all of our needs, however, after the Super Bowl and when we head into our spring events we could be looking to purchasing additional signs. ” 

Representative from US Bank Stadium, home of the Minnesota Vikings & Super Bowl 52

“This is just what we were looking for. Well made. We will be installing it next week. Everyone here is excited to have a railing to hang onto with winter coming. We at St. Cyprian thank you and your facility for help us.”

Carl Baltosiewich w/St. Cyprian

“Ideal Shield had some of the best prices on the market for bollards and covers. They were very easy to deal with and provided prompt shipment. The quality of the material was exceptional and a breeze to install.” 

James Harvill

“Steris Pharmaceutical chose Ideal Shield handrail because it’s sturdy, and the mounting brackets worked really well. Very happy with the product.”

Kevin Korb - Rite Hite

“When compared to other railing systems, Ideal Shield’s anchor system is cost-efficient and super strong – plus fully removable for relocation. Ideal Shield offers quality products that are very durable and never require painting.”

Donnie Frederick - Odessa College

“Ideal Shield has helped me out of many issues over the last couple of years. The restaurant business is always under a sense of urgency. It’s refreshing when someone drops everything & goes the extra mile to help. That is VERY rare this day & age.” 

Kari Carper - BDH Contracting

“I am speechless, I have never had a company go above and beyond what Y’all are doing for Us.  There are only two words to describe Ideal Shield Character and Integrity.  I will be sure to tell everyone I do business with about your company. ” 

Joe W. - AT&T

“Amazing customer service! I had many questions and multiple emails back and forth with them to match the correct product to my needs. They responded very quickly and precisely. Sales associate was exceptional to deal with! Amazing customer service! I had many questions and multiple emails back and forth with them to match the correct product to my needs. They responded very quickly and precisely. Sales associate was exceptional to deal with!”

Dave Albright

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