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I myself use the formula of use twice as much below ground as I have above ground.

in other words if I have 1 foot above ground I will use 2 feet underground, due to the stability factor.

A heavier base below and the thing will not topple over.

I have seen people use a corrugated culvert instead of the cardboard tubes, but it's just a design choice.



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Boy, those telephone poles go DEEP!

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We get ours at a local pipe shop (even though it's in Washington, it isn't THAT kind of pipe) and they sell it by the foot. Comes in 20' sticks and they'll slice it off for you. Definitely not a big box store item though.
 

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Nick The Great..Funny you should mention that...the McCoy's experts said 8 inches depth to keep the bottom from kickin out is all I needed....of course I know the bedrock and 3 inches of top soil they are working in around there.

Can that be true?
 
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