fencing for countryside stewardship agreement(FG2).


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Ive got 3000m of fencing to put up for our countryside stewardship agreement(FG2). Has anyone used old power poles as strainers and gate posts?
In the Paper work it says only use treated softwood. Anyones thoughts or experiences would be appreciated. Thanks
They don't allow leccy poles. Don't know why as they will last far better than a lot of the shite on the market
If you find a supplier of good creosoted stuff, get it bought ASAP. It`s in short supply & the price is going up.
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I have used telegraph poles for strainers on FG2 CSS fencing, nobody has ever said anything. Also only use pressure treated creosote posts these days.

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