> Hey Jena! Thanks for your
> clarification. Guess I didn't
> think about "used" vs.
> "used". Around here, the
> utility companies have quite a few
> "used posts" that still
> have heavy creosote impregnation
> left in them. Mostly the poles
> that get bent a little and they
> replace them with straighter ones.
> Agree...a pole that looks grey is
> NOT a good choice...but, as long
> as they are still black with lots
> of creosote in them, they tend to
> hold up...we're in annual rainfall
> area of about 22-25". P.S. We
> only use pipe for fencing where we
> do brace, corner, and gate posts.
> But, in any event, pipe lasts
> longer by any stretch of the
> imagination. Bill.
Have any of you tried landscape timbers for fence posts and if so, are they any good?