> Very true, Pete. I now remember my father in-law who is a farmer
> on how treated lumber is much more likely to warp. He too
> attributed it to
> how it is daily sprayed in a somewhat haphazard manner. Not all
> wood is the same. I'm surprised yours lasted that long in the
> ground. It
> depends somewhat on the soil.
FYI, the "real" Western Electric used to have a timber testing
facility near Orange Park, FL (and other sites)...tested all kinds
of wood poles and preservatives. As I remember it, CCA
treated Southern Yellow Pine was the "winner".
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