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Distance between fence posts

Discussion in 'In the Garden' started by Smileysmile1, 9 Aug 2020.

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    Ok
    I've replaced several 9ft high posts, 4" × 4" into concrete. My gawd it nearly killed me removing the old posts. I've attached a photo of the posts set in postcrete.
    Now they are in the same position as the ones I removed.
    2ft of the posts are buried in 12" diameter holes.
    I've measured 2.8m between the post 2 and post 3.
    What is a safe distance between these posts or do I install another?
    I will be installing another post between post 1 and 2. Not in the middle but on the point it flattens out so I can keep gravel board flat.

    Do you think I need another post between post 2 and 3? Or is 2.8m OK?
    It can get very windy here. Thanks
     

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