Are concrete fence posts easy to remove?
Thinking a bit more about it, the easiest way to get mine out whole might have been to dig a hole/slot beside the post, tilt it into the hole then pivot/pull it up out of the ground over a log/fulcrum/roller at the end of the slot using the weight of the long post to counterbalance the concrete slug on the end.
How do you straighten a concrete fence post without removing it?
The Fix -A- Fence Solution
- Step 1 – Prepare the Site.
- Step 2 – Prepare the Fix -a- Fence Kit.
- Step 3 – Position the Bracket in the Hole.
- Step 4 – Mix a 60lb Bag of Concrete.
- Step 5 – Fill the Hole with Concrete.
- Step 6 – Take a Break While the Concrete Cures.
- Step 7 – Reposition the Fence Post and Attach the Bracket.
Can you reuse fence posts with concrete?
Pulling up an existing fence post to reuse can be quite a task. Posts with concrete at the base are the most difficult to remove and reuse because the concrete base is larger than the post, which makes pulling it up through the ground much harder.
How do you remove old concrete posts?
Dig the Post Out by Hand There are a few ways to make this task a little easier. One of the best methods for digging out fence posts by hand is to only remove the dirt around one “face” of the fence post. By digging slightly deeper than the base of the concrete, you can then tip the post into the hole and lift it out.
How do you remove a broken 4×4 fence post?
Wrap a chain around the post and use a high lift jack to pull the post out. Screw lag bolts through a chain into the broken off fence post and then use a vehicle winch/come along/high lift jack to pull the post out. Dig down a few inches and screw into the side of the post to pry it out with a lever and fulcrum.
What is a post puller?
An electric vehicle having a powered drum for handling wire rope used to pull mine props after coal has been removed; used for the recovery of the timber.
When should I replace my fence post?
Depending on how badly they are damaged, some fence posts will pull right out of the ground. If the wood crumbles in your hands or the rot or termite damage covers more than about 30% of the post, you will need to replace the entire post.