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Old 07-31-2014, 10:33 PM
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help pull 91 fence posts

hey guys....i have a project coming up and want to know if there is a better way of doing things. There are 91 4X4" fence posts that i need to remove. They are not concreted in...just buried down about 18 inches and after 20 years are quite firmly in place. So im planning on using a tire rim up against the posts....with a chain around their base and pulling them out with my truck.
Does anybody have a faster method? Thanks guys
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Old 07-31-2014, 10:39 PM
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Yeah an excavator with thumb or a bobcat with grapple. Wouldn't take any time at all
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Old 07-31-2014, 10:47 PM
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Or a bobcat and a chain
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Old 07-31-2014, 11:37 PM
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After 20 years I'm surprised they aren't firmly rotted, PT lumber or otherwise. The chain and truck will be just as fast. Why spend money for the Bobcat. Even better if you have a helper. You drive, he hooks and chucks it in the bed, repeat down the line.
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Old 07-31-2014, 11:51 PM
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yeah that was my plan....dont want to spend $250 when it seems like it would only save me a couple of hours.
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Old 08-01-2014, 12:01 AM
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Pole jack would be easiest and most professional IMHO. Pretty much take a farm jack and chain. Choke the chain around the pole or use a cable. Drive a hard head to hold the chain choked and jack it out. Truck and rim is similar to what I describe.
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Old 08-01-2014, 12:17 AM
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Just drive the truck through all the posts dukes of hazzard style and film it
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Old 08-01-2014, 12:34 AM
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thats what i was thinkin , just runnem over but slowly as in push them over with rear bumper
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Old 08-01-2014, 09:57 AM
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You're going to spend more time fixing damage than pulling posts out if you use truck. Not to mention look like a haCk
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Old 08-01-2014, 10:32 AM
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You're going to spend more time fixing damage than pulling posts out if you use truck. Not to mention look like a haCk
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What he said. The right tool for the job is always the best way.
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