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Re: fence tips and tricks

Postby dieselbeef » Mon Mar 19, 2018 2:10 pm

we can do it with a garden hose and pvc.....in half an hr...
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Re: fence tips and tricks

Postby Farm Fence Solutions » Mon Mar 19, 2018 6:20 pm

callmefence wrote:
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dieselbeef wrote:we can jet a well 25 ft no problem





That's good to know. My wife want's to move to N FL, and I like the idea of easy fencing. :lol2:


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Why you always tearing things up like that? :lol2:
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Re: fence tips and tricks

Postby fence_it » Mon Mar 19, 2018 9:54 pm

callmefence wrote:
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dieselbeef wrote:we can jet a well 25 ft no problem





That's good to know. My wife want's to move to N FL, and I like the idea of easy fencing. :lol2:


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You know a wood post won't do that. :hide:

:lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: fence tips and tricks

Postby callmefence » Mon Mar 19, 2018 10:04 pm

Farm Fence Solutions wrote:
callmefence wrote:
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That's good to know. My wife want's to move to N FL, and I like the idea of easy fencing. :lol2:


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Why you always tearing things up like that? :lol2:


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Re: fence tips and tricks

Postby fence_it » Tue Mar 20, 2018 2:41 pm

Some 8' fence we wrapped up today. How did we do?
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Re: fence tips and tricks

Postby pricefarm » Tue Mar 20, 2018 3:42 pm

fence_it wrote:Some 8' fence we wrapped up today. How did we do?
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What are they trying to keep in deer?
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Postby callmefence » Tue Mar 20, 2018 4:34 pm

pricefarm wrote:
fence_it wrote:Some 8' fence we wrapped up today. How did we do?
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What are they trying to keep in deer?


I'd say out...looks like a orchard /garden to me.

Nice work fenceit. I like the knots.
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Postby fence_it » Tue Mar 20, 2018 5:49 pm

pricefarm wrote:
fence_it wrote:Some 8' fence we wrapped up today. How did we do?
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What are they trying to keep in deer?


Keep deer out. We perimeter fenced the property. About 3 or 4 acres. Customer likes to garden but all they've been doing is feeding the deer.
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Re: fence tips and tricks

Postby Lucky » Wed Mar 21, 2018 7:01 am

I usually do a pipe double H brace when building fence but was told that if the second H was a 45* kicker instead my braces would be stronger. I really don't know if this is true or but decided to give it a try this time. Well I'm have trouble fitting the kicker does anyone know of a pattern of guide for this or do you just figure it out over time. I could fit and weld a double H pretty quick but these 45* kickers are taking forever and the welds look terrible because of the poor fit.
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Re: fence tips and tricks

Postby Farm Fence Solutions » Wed Mar 21, 2018 7:24 am

Lucky wrote:I usually do a pipe double H brace when building fence but was told that if the second H was a 45* kicker instead my braces would be stronger. I really don't know if this is true or but decided to give it a try this time. Well I'm have trouble fitting the kicker does anyone know of a pattern of guide for this or do you just figure it out over time. I could fit and weld a double H pretty quick but these 45* kickers are taking forever and the welds look terrible because of the poor fit.


I sit the angled strut on a c clamp handle on the high end, and up against the stubby on the low end. Mark top dead center by eye, and make sure that mark is in line with the post when you mark the bottom of the cut. Cut the fishmouth with a band saw, and weld the bottom where it lands. No need for any fancy cut at the bottom end, because like Fence says, where's it gonna go? I'm down to 20 minutes to cut and weld an H brace with an angled strut......Shooting for 15 minutes.
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Re: fence tips and tricks

Postby callmefence » Wed Mar 21, 2018 7:30 am

Lucky wrote:I usually do a pipe double H brace when building fence but was told that if the second H was a 45* kicker instead my braces would be stronger. I really don't know if this is true or but decided to give it a try this time. Well I'm have trouble fitting the kicker does anyone know of a pattern of guide for this or do you just figure it out over time. I could fit and weld a double H pretty quick but these 45* kickers are taking forever and the welds look terrible because of the poor fit.


First of all put the end of the 45 on the ground jammed up to the stubby. Don't worry about welding under side. It's not necessary. Cut one notch in the top ( half a saddle). A little practice it'll fit well. Hold the high part of the diagonal where you want it and mark the angle.
Cut it and then cut about 3/4 " off the tip. Again... little practice.

Second option.. use 3" post and 2 " for bracing. You can get your angles set and just make straight cuts with a chopsaw.
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Re: fence tips and tricks

Postby ChrisB » Thu Mar 22, 2018 11:46 am

When you say '45 degrees kicker' does that mean an 8 foot post at whatever angle or a shorter post actually at 45 degrees?
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Re: fence tips and tricks

Postby callmefence » Thu Mar 22, 2018 11:57 am

ChrisB wrote:When you say '45 degrees kicker' does that mean an 8 foot post at whatever angle or a shorter post actually at 45 degrees?


Yea 45 is just term so folks know what the heck your talking about.

Make it as far to the stubby post as material allows. Up to 10 feet.
Height is somewhere around 2/3 up . We use some planning to put it were it won't be in the way. Depending on what wire we are using
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Re: fence tips and tricks

Postby Lucky » Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:23 pm

fence_it wrote:
pricefarm wrote:
fence_it wrote:Some 8' fence we wrapped up today. How did we do?
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What are they trying to keep in deer?


Keep deer out. We perimeter fenced the property. About 3 or 4 acres. Customer likes to garden but all they've been doing is feeding the deer.


Is the knot in the second pic the correct way to tie off fixed knot fence? I put some up today and used the knot that starts with a loop. I haven't put much fixed knot up and if this will work it looks much easier.
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Re: fence tips and tricks

Postby fence_it » Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:41 pm

Lucky wrote:
fence_it wrote:
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What are they trying to keep in deer?


Keep deer out. We perimeter fenced the property. About 3 or 4 acres. Customer likes to garden but all they've been doing is feeding the deer.


Is the knot in the second pic the correct way to tie off fixed knot fence? I put some up today and used the knot that starts with a loop. I haven't put much fixed knot up and if this will work it looks much easier.


Depends who you ask. So according to me, yes. :cboy:

There is such a thing as a high tensile termination knot, think I've heard it referred to as a HT slip knot as well. That is what most say to use with HT wire.

I prefer just 4 or 5 tight wraps, no loops, the picture is a knot I tied with a geared wire twister. They hold absolutely fine and we put alot of tension on our fence.

I've actually heard a termination knot referred to as a lazy loop, and that it can create a weak spot in the wire/knot.
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