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Old 10-22-2007, 09:28 PM
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I did this job last month for a lady. The straight run is about 20 feet long and about 4' tall. She wanted something to go where she took a dead hedge out. I think she plans to put some small plants along the fence but not hide it. The other thing was to build a fence to enclose her A/C unit, dumpster, and other stuff to sorta hide it from view. It's about 5' tall and I put a 42" gate on it with a latch that can be padlocked. Both fences were powdercoated gloss black prior to installation. Posts are 1 1/2" 11 ga. Runners are 1" 14 ga and pickets are 3/4" 14 ga. The cast iron castings are from King Metals. Thanks for looking.
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Old 10-22-2007, 09:40 PM
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Jim,

About how long did it take to make them? Very nice, it a good thing my wife can't / won't see them.

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Old 10-22-2007, 09:42 PM
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Looks good, Jim - as usual.

Is that plastic trash can what ya'll call a dumpster?
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Old 10-22-2007, 09:55 PM
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platypus20, I honestly don't know how many hours I have in them. I worked off and on for a week or so. Not all day, but a few hours here and there plus several hours digging holes and pouring concrete. All together probably 25 hours at least. It always takes about twice as long as I estimate. lol

cutter, Thanks for the compliment. Yep those are the small dumpsters. We have that size as a single family roll out. Then there is a bigger multi-family size plastic one not on wheels, then the various steel ones.
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Old 10-22-2007, 10:33 PM
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Nice job, Looks good.
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Jim,

Very nice work indeed. Just curious what it cost to get the powder coating done?
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Old 10-23-2007, 12:20 PM
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Thanks Mac. The powdercoating was $576.
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Jim,

How did you attach the cast iron pieces? Did you weld them, or weld collars around them? I thought you might have used more forged work, since you used them on the beds in the past..
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Old 10-23-2007, 01:30 PM
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The castings are made to fit certain size pickets. I just welded them on. There is a pretty good price difference between the castings and the forged stuff. The castings aren't as smooth and nice, but for a fence they work fine.

http://www.kingmetals.com/default.as...emcode=45-2-34
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Great looking fence nice job!
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