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Old 03-27-2013, 10:38 PM   #16
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Wk, search for some of puttsters threads. Then you'll understand where cutting the fence makes sense.

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Old 03-28-2013, 08:41 AM   #17
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Wk, search for some of puttsters threads.
I hesitate to peep under that rock, for fear of what nonsense might lie underneath.
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Old 03-28-2013, 02:34 PM   #18
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What's so hard to understand?

A post hole gets dug, typically about 12"-18" wide and a few feet deep. Gravel gets dumped at the bottom. The post gets put into the hole and concrete is poured in around it. This leaves the post sticking up out of a plug of concrete. So when the post leans (for whatever reasons) you just dig down on the opposite side of the lean and push the post back toward it's original upright position. Presumably you might have to remove a fence panel between the posts to make this easier. But once it's back upright you'd then fill and compact the soil back in around it.

How is this so hard for you to understand? And how on earth does moving the fence make better sense?

I said I disagree, which is not the same as not understanding. I disagreed with the proposals of straightening the posts and tying them to new, adjacent posts. But at least those plans had the good sense of using a new post instead of fill dirt to keep the fence from falling over again - which of course it would!

It was my opinion that any new posts will be too far from the old posts to look nice. New posts in new post holes will 1.) be more stable and 2.) look better snugged up to the old. Additionally, by sliding the whole fence, OP can avoid dismantling and remantling the fence panels (though of course he could do either).

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