Post Holes

Discussion in 'Homesteading Questions' started by doc623, Sep 18, 2005.

  1. doc623

    doc623 Well-Known Member

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    Saw this on another site.

    "I have a truckload of spare post holes I need to sell, approximately 1800 in all. These holes are 10" in diameter by 30" long and are made to fit an 8" post with sufficient room left for a tamping bar. Simply drop these in a hole 31" deep and 11" in diameter, insert an 8" post, fill & tamp, and you're done! Sacrifice for $2.50 each, or the whole truckload for $3000. Can ship via Priority Mail for $3.85, insurance extra. "

    What so you think? Is this a fair price?
     
  2. lapdog59

    lapdog59 Active Member

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    $2.50 is way too low! What are you trying to do undercut the market? If anyone out there is interested, I have these items available now at $5.00 per hole. If you order over 50, I can let them go at the unbelievable rate to $7.50 per hole.
    I think it is time for all true Americans to stand up and pay full price for their holes and not let the market be undercut by these cheap imitation holes!
     

  3. Linda J

    Linda J Well-Known Member

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    Living on top of a large rock in the Hill Country of Texas, I only wish I could just buy post holes! My guys are almost ready to use dynamite to put in the rest of my fence. Very good ad, and I'm a EBay seller, so the shipping is also a bargain! LOL

    This is what I do, if I pick up a large rock in the yard, I try to think if that would be a good place to plant a bush.
     
  4. bill not in oh

    bill not in oh Well-Known Member

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    I've got 12 shipping containers full of Chinese-made post holes that I'll sell for 74¢ each in any quantity. Slightly inferior quality possibly, but very servicable!
     
  5. Jen H

    Jen H Well-Known Member

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    What are you waiting for? Send them on over - I've got a new pasture fence to build!
     
  6. TerryJ

    TerryJ Well-Known Member

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    We were taking out fence post today, it is so dry here that we had to use the loader tractor to remove the post. From wood to T post to electric fence post. The fence has only been up for about 1 1/2 months. We need rain we're about -8" for the year hope we get plenty of snow for the hay ground.
     
  7. Beeman

    Beeman Well-Known Member

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    Keep your post holes, I need tree holes. I always try to buy some when I purchase trees for planting and they never have any. If I did find some I'm sure they would be high due to supply and demand.
     
  8. mink

    mink Well-Known Member

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    holes for sale huh......im sure theres a sucker to but each one....mink
     
  9. uncle Will in In.

    uncle Will in In. Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Fence posts are outdated. See people putting in underground fence now days. High tech cyber electronic stuff.
     
  10. DrippingSprings

    DrippingSprings In Remembrance

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    how much for a half a hole?

    lol good post
     
  11. Gercarson

    Gercarson Well-Known Member Supporter

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    With today's one size fits all - I was just wondering if I did order a truck load - shipping IS included, right? - could I possibly group these and create the lake that I've envisioned. This could really be a boon to homesteaders and hopefully you have the patent on this - I did notice that others were quick to jump on the band wagon - I'd never buy on eBay, shipping is often more than the product.
     
  12. Jen H

    Jen H Well-Known Member

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    The post holes work just fine for tree holes if you stack them - takes about 6 post holes to make a decent tree hole.
     
  13. titansrunfarm

    titansrunfarm The Awesome PT & Friends

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    Do you offer the smaller approx 2 in round by 24 in deep holes for T-post type garden fence projects?

    LOL!
     
  14. Txpupguy

    Txpupguy New Member

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    Can they be stacked? If they can I want about 250 of them. That would be a quick, cheap and easy wat to put in a well on m land.
     
  15. moopups

    moopups In Remembrance

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    The real question is, do they come in assorted colors? Mauve, pink, burgandy, peach, ect. No one I know would accept off color post holes, reguardless of the price.
     
  16. Explorer

    Explorer Well-Known Member Supporter

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    It appears they can be stacked UNDERGROUND. If they can be stacked ABOVE ground, I'll need about 1700 of them to make a mile high hole in the sky for my wormhole. Diameter will work, as I can install a miniaturization device to shrink the inter-galaxic cargo ships, then just reverse the shrinking process once they land in my spaceport.
     
  17. woodspirit

    woodspirit Well-Known Member

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    I've been looking for some trenches in the western ny area. At least 12" deep, some with 90 degree bends in them. Used would be fine but they have to bend to the left not the right.
    Might be willing to trade a light breeze out of the west.
     
  18. Cyngbaeld

    Cyngbaeld In Remembrance Supporter

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    In'erested in a swap? I'll trade ja some real nice fire ant hills for yer holes.
     
  19. thedonkeyman

    thedonkeyman Well-Known Member

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    Go to an under ground system and put COLLARS on every one, and their animals. HA!
     
  20. BobK

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    Do the postholes come installed? Or is that extra?