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Fencing needs to be straightening by digging concrete posts

Postby Manjit » Fri Jul 01, 2022 8:42 pm

My fence has concrete posts and are not very striaght. The posts are 10 years old The first only needs to move 6 inches the last about 18 inches to get fence striaght. Can I dig out the posts and reuse them again or do I need new posts. There are 7 post to be fixed.
Any help would be appreciated.
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Postby stoneyboy » Sun Jul 03, 2022 8:56 pm

Hi manjit,
Yes dig the posts out and reuse them, they are probably better quality than new ones.
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Postby Manjit » Mon Jul 04, 2022 3:24 pm

Do I need remove the concrete from the posts before reuseing the posts and what tools do you recommend I use for removing the posts. Please forgive me for asking silly questions as this is the first time for doing this job.
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Postby stoneyboy » Mon Jul 04, 2022 10:12 pm

Hi manjit,
You will need a narrow spade to dig holes where you want the post to be and a long crowbar to lever the post with its concrete into position for the ones being moved 6". The ones you are moving 18" just dig a new hole.
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