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Fencing - what post size for wire paddock
« on: August 05, 2013, 01:58:18 pm »
Can anyone tell me what size height and thickness wooden post is most suitable for 48 inch high 12g galvanised wire stock fencing?

Many thanks!


  • Joined Aug 2010
  • leslie, fife
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Re: Fencing - what post size for wire paddock
« Reply #1 on: August 05, 2013, 02:04:16 pm »
are you running top and bottow wires?

Have you thought about strainers for the corners?

For 4ft as a rule you want 6ft posts for intermediates 3 inch diameter rounds or 3 inch square depends on your preference, for strainers 8inch diameter 8ft long post!

Your fencing supplier should be able to advise you!


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