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Re: fence tips and tricks

Post by wbvs58 » Mon Sep 02, 2019 6:44 pm

What sort of teeth are on that auger fence? Is there much down pressure on it?

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Post by callmefence » Tue Sep 03, 2019 11:43 am

It's a beltec spiral cut auger. Carbide bullet teeth. The down pressure is enough to easily lift the back tires of our 50 horse tractor off the ground. And sometimes it'll pick up the 85 if it's sitting just right. When needed you use the fel to shift more weight to the back.
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Post by callmefence » Mon Oct 28, 2019 12:39 pm

Braces built out of what appears to be old car frames. Fence was built approx 1954



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Post by libertygarden » Sun Nov 10, 2019 1:52 pm

When trees are on the fence line.

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Post by libertygarden » Sun Nov 10, 2019 1:58 pm

A come along and a wire dog.


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Post by libertygarden » Sun Nov 10, 2019 2:04 pm

A beautiful sunset after a hard day of fencing.


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Post by libertygarden » Sun Nov 10, 2019 2:13 pm

Any idea on how best to proceed with an old fence like this? It's about 300 yards between my neighbor and my property. The fence wire is OK on some spots and toasted in others. I'd like to prop it up for the sake of expediency.
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Post by callmefence » Sun Nov 10, 2019 3:28 pm

We were out today to.Working between the weather.
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Post by libertygarden » Sun Nov 10, 2019 8:50 pm

I need to convert my come along to a single pull with a chain. Why do you use 6 strands? Customer request?
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Post by bball » Sun Nov 10, 2019 8:54 pm

libertygarden wrote:
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I need to convert my come along to a single pull with a chain. Why do you use 6 strands? Customer request?
I counted 7 strands.
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Post by Hippie Rancher » Sun Nov 10, 2019 8:55 pm

libertygarden wrote:
Sun Nov 10, 2019 2:13 pm
Any idea on how best to proceed with an old fence like this? It's about 300 yards between my neighbor and my property. The fence wire is OK on some spots and toasted in others. I'd like to prop it up for the sake of expediency.
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start planting T posts and hanging wire, splice in new where you need it. it seems to be mostly standing, better than some I need to work on. LOL

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Post by libertygarden » Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:15 pm

Thank you @Hippie Rancher. You mean T posts in between the existing ones?
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Post by Hippie Rancher » Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:22 pm

wherever you need them to prop it up. every so far you might need to tighten some wires, choose a bad spot to cut out and splice the ends together. we do this on our 100 year old fences all the time. replace heavy rotten wood posts with steel, leave lighter ones as stays. splice in new wire or even run a whole roll if the old wire is totally trashed. new wood stays if the old wire is real rusty, otherwise twisted wire stays. function over looks can save some money if you have the time.

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Post by callmefence » Mon Nov 11, 2019 12:01 pm

libertygarden wrote:
Sun Nov 10, 2019 8:50 pm
I need to convert my come along to a single pull with a chain. Why do you use 6 strands? Customer request?



Best fence building come along made. 1ton 12' single 3/16 cable. Buy you a couple and thank me later.

I don't hardly do anything less than 6 and alot of 7 and 8. It doesn't take that much more than 5.
Leave around 8 - 12 inches of the ground and about a 61/2 inch spacing. Will hold cattle as good as any netwire and doesn't interfere with wildlife like netwire.
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Post by callmefence » Mon Nov 11, 2019 12:03 pm

libertygarden wrote:
Sun Nov 10, 2019 2:13 pm
Any idea on how best to proceed with an old fence like this? It's about 300 yards between my neighbor and my property. The fence wire is OK on some spots and toasted in others. I'd like to prop it up for the sake of expediency.
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Stretch you five new wires right over it. It'll be easier than patching.
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