Metal strainers and gate posts into rock


South Wales
I need to put in a metal field gate (only 4ft) and a clipex end strainer to finish off a bit of fencing I've been doing but the ground where I need them to go appears to be only about 10" soil and then solid bedrock. :( Any ideas as to the best way to sink metal posts into/onto rock please?

Lincs Lass

north lincs
If you have a decent generator or can get an electric supply near enough ,hire one of these
Hefty tool but got some thump


South Wales
No electric, and up a big steep hill :(.
I know now why there are so many dry stone walls around my new place :) ... just a shame the previous occupants let them all fall down, would take me months to put them back together again. :(


it's still a strainer post so i'm guessing yer got a fence being strained off it
for a post in the fence jack hammer just a tad smaller than post and thump it in
end strainer ummmm if it's good hard bed rock a thumper and spike will do nothing know any one with a blasting ticket 1/4 -1/2 a stick of powergel will bust it up
kanga hammer good for makeing holes to put power gel in or wasteing time in areas yer can't blast

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Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland

Five nature-recovery projects spanning nearly 100,000ha across the West Midlands, Cambridgeshire, the Peak District, Norfolk and Somerset have been announced by the government and Natural England today (Thursday, May 26).

This is the equivalent in size to all 219 current National Reserves.

The aim of the projects is to deliver nature recovery at a landscape scale, helping to tackle biodiversity loss, climate change and improve public health and well-being.

All five projects will make a significant contribution towards the national delivery of the international commitment to protect at least 30% of land and...