03:35AM | 06/28/04
Member Since: 06/27/04
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I'm going to build a simple privacy fence between 7' and 8' tall. There will be no space between the boards. I would like to know if 4'x4' posts be strong enough, or should I use 6'x6' posts?


06:40AM | 06/28/04
Member Since: 07/01/03
549 lifetime posts
4x4 will be strong enough for anything shy of a hurricane, but you will need 10' - 12' long posts anchored in concrete.


06:07PM | 06/29/04
Member Since: 11/06/02
1281 lifetime posts
In most places I have worked, anchoring them in crete will only hold water to the poost and make them rot out quicker. Compacted gravel is the better backfill soil.

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