Monthly Archives: February 2010

Installation Tips – Driving PasturePro Posts

We feel that you can drive a PasturePro post anywhere that you can a steel t-post. A standard manual post driver is all you need. A pilot driver does come in handy when you are in very hard or rocky … Continue reading

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Installation Tips – Transitions, Dips and Ridges

Transitions, dips, and ridges are good places to use a wood post as a boss post. Remember, the PasturePro post a line post and it serves that purpose wonderfully. Just as in any type of fence – at bends, transtitions, … Continue reading

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Installation Tips – Distance Between Line Posts

Generally, line post spacings will range from 20′ to 50′ and should be based upon the slope and lay of the land. In most level areas 40′ to 50′ is a good distance. Out west, you will see spacings of … Continue reading

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Installation Tips – Drilling PasturePro Posts (and why we don’t recommend pre-drilling)

We get a lot of calls about pre-drilling the posts, so that prompts me to address the issue of drilling the posts. So, let’s talk a little about the drilling procedure.

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Installation Tips – Cotter Pins

Cotter pins are used to attach the wire to the post. In the photo below, you can see that the tails of the cotter pin are wrapped around the post and not around the wire. If you do bring the … Continue reading

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In Good Company

I have to say that I am excited about what I see going on and coming up, here at PasturePro. I feel like I am in “Good Company”, and that’s a great feeling.

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Riding Fence

I don’t care what kind of fence you have, most of us will agree that you will need to ride or walk your fences ever so often. Maybe it’s the peace of mind knowing that “all is well” or the … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Simplicity

I put my first high tensile electric fence in around 1985 in Colorado. That was a busy time in my life and I hired a contractor to provide and install it. In retrospect I was lucky. I got a good … Continue reading

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PasturePro Color Guide – Line Posts

We often get questions about the different colors offered in the PasturePro posts. Like many things, color is just a personal preference and has nothing to do with the effectiveness of the posts. Some think that livestock see the white … Continue reading

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