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Brace post tension

Ratchet fence tension wire close up.

Why were we using T posts in some areas of our new garden fence?

To save a little money in spots where a 4x4 might be over doing it.

We elected to use the above ratchet device to keep the brace posts tight.



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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.



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I don't quite understand how you're using the ratchet. Can you post a pic showing the whole thing?

Thanks!

Comment by Terry Fri Jun 15 10:00:15 2018





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