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Fencing mistake

Barbed wire pasture fence repair.

I attached this barbed wire a year ago and it ended up being a mistake.

A few months ago the tension proved to be too much and broke the top support.



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If you haven't already, run a cross tension wire, from the top post Mark is working on, to the lower post, opposite. Basically span a cross wire, between the two posts, the upper wooden brace is on. If you use two strands of wire, running in the same direction, you can place a piece of wood between them in the middle, then twist it, until it counters the tension on the fence wires.
Comment by Chris Fri Mar 17 20:55:52 2017