On 7/26/01 8:58 AM, Tom Rauch at firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>I'm planning on using pressure treated 2x4's to support some
>Beverages. I'll just poke some holes in the ground with my tractor's
>post hole digger attachment, and drop the 2x4's in.
>Does anyone have any tips on making the wood last longer, or will
>it be OK in direct contact with soil?? Will it last ten years or so?
Depends. Where I used to live in Stone Mountain, the termites were so
thick that they ate away a pressure-treated mailbox post in 4 years.
I suggest you encase the 2x4 in a couple of bags of concrete. That will
tend to keep the bugs away, and the support will last longer.
Bill Coleman, AA4LR, PP-ASEL Mail: email@example.com
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