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I started building a new fence about 1/4 mile long, I dug all the post holes,put in all the dead men, and got all the post in. put in 3 of the 5 wires in in the last 3 days. tomorrow should get the other 2 put in and start tying the wire in place. Then I have 1 1/2 miles of fence to take out and pull the post.

Robert Dennis says 2016-09-19 09:24:05 (CST)



Sure hope I don't ever have to build a 5 wire fence.!!!!! Sounds to me like your working too hard. Better run over to Valentine in a couple weeks and meet me there at the Gathering. Be nice to talk face to face...


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Klaus Karbaumer says 2016-09-19 10:23:51 (CST)



Well, K.C. you got work dug out for! Hope you took the right beverage along to make work a bit easier and more enjoyable!

The Oktoberfest started in Munich, Bavaria on Saturday and will last through the first weekend in October (therefore Oktoberfest). Why did I think of it when I read your post about all that work?


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Ralph in N.E.Oh says 2016-09-19 14:40:35 (CST)



K.C. Tough job, but sounds like you are making good progress. Hopefully you'll get a few cool autumn days as you labor. I have to say, I'd rather build fence than take it down. That taking it down stuff can be a rough job, depending upon how much grass and brush has grown into the old fence.


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BrianL says 2016-09-20 12:44:04 (CST)



That's tough work. Wishing you cool weather and a nice breeze. Plus what Klaus suggested.


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K.C. Fox says 2016-09-23 06:38:00 (CST)



My hands got so sore that I took some time off from fence building. all the twisting wire as we use Hedge post so no staples. It is coming along real good 2 more days and I will be done. thanks for your thoughts.


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K.C. Fox says 2016-09-29 09:25:28 (CST)



I got done last nite about dark building the fence. I have some more wire to wind up and old post to pull out it looks real good. going to load out some calves sat.


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BrianL says 2016-09-29 18:38:42 (CST)



A job well done! Very rewarding to complete a task like that, isn't it?


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K.C. Fox says 2016-09-29 21:17:25 (CST)



Yes it makes you feel real good when you finish a job like that, all by yourself. As you have no one to blame if It goes wrong. R.D. I will try to make it to Valentine for one day of the Gathering what would be the best day for you?


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vince mautino says 2016-09-29 22:18:43 (CST)



I don't have much fence building to do anymore, but my wife decided she wanted the snow fence moved back a bit further to protect around the house more

Knowing that I am pretty much worth less during the fall because of hunting season, it was suggested I get it done now.

I only had to do about 75 feet, but driving those 15 tee bars in to this hard, dry, Colorado clay sure kicked my butt. I was sure surprised how thin those things have gotten. Sure couldn't push them in with a tractor bucket anymore


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K.C. Fox says 2016-09-30 08:41:45 (CST)



the ground here is hard in places, that I could not dig with hand post hole diggers. I use a auger on a 1/2" drill and a small generator the dirt comes out in a dry powder. the ground is hard for 2 ' deep then fairly soft. It is dry here now a cow walking down the trail has a cloud of dust following her along.


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Robert Dennis says 2016-10-03 14:22:58 (CST)



KC I am performing Friday afternoon and then Saturday morning and afternoon. Probably going to the night shows, so just show up and ask or look for me.. I will be the old fat guy with the start of a gray beard! :D
Cindy will be along and also my son and probably his wife...


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