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Old 04-24-2012, 02:05 PM   #1
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Replacing fence posts in concrete

I have two fence posts that have rotten out at the bottom. I've replaced many a fence post, but the problem here is they are set in a concrete cub that runs the length of the fence. I don't want to have to cut and jackhammer out the concrete around these two posts, but I can't see how i can reuse the existing post holes. Any suggestions? Thanks.


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Old 04-24-2012, 02:28 PM   #2
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If they are concrete all the way down you are going to have your work cut out for you. I had some like this they poured a driveway over. I took the largest drill bit I have and extensions and removed as much wood as I could. I then set steel posts in since there is no way to get wood ones back in the hole. Filled it all in with concrete and hope I am not the one who has to replace those if they get damaged.


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I would remove as much of decayed wood by drilling,chiseling, and vacuuming.
Then with a belt sander shave off a little of the new posts base.
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