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Simple "Trick" Makes Corner Posts Solid
John Sukraw sets his corner posts fast and easy with railroad ties and a chunk of concrete or a heavy plank.
  “They stay straight even when set in high water areas,” he says.
  Sukraw sets the post at a slight angle away from the draw of the wire. Before tamping it in all the way, he places a large chunk of concrete – or a 2 to 3-ft. plank - against the wire draw side of the post. The plank or concrete pieces are placed below ground level and tamped in place as well. They serve as an in-ground brace when the wires are drawn tight.
  “As I tighten the wires, the post pulls straight up,” he says. “The underground brace keeps it solid. “
  Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, John Sukraw, 421 Boyd Ave., North Platte, Neb. 69101 (ph 308 534-5698).

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2015 - Volume #39, Issue #1