At 01:55 PM 6/1/2007, jeremy-ca wrote:
>There are several grades of fence posts; the cheap stuff is Schedule 15 and
>other choices go up to 83,000 psi yield strength.
>The 2" (1.9" OD) 40+ that I use has a yield of 50,000 psi and a bending
>moment of 14050 lb". Going up to the 2 3/8" OD bumps the bending moment to
>24405 lb". Pretty healthy specs IMO and a good choice when DOM or chrome
>moly isnt required. And since it is produced in huge quantities the cost is
>Schedule 15 of similar 1.9" OD has a bending moment of 9100 lb". The next
>size smaller is only 6830 lb".
>Id warrant a guess that hardware/box store import fencing is far less.
>I found the specs on the following URL, it covers a wide range of pipe and
So what kind of local stores carry this. Home depot lowes has stuff
that I can bend
with my fingers it seems.
TowerTalk mailing list