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Iron post fence covers

Whilst I don’t like iron posts, we all have them, so I have identified a practical modification that provides me with some comfort in recommending this solution.  I believe this is also a safer alternative than using stand-offs.

If you purchase 2 inch high pressure green striped poly pipe from your local irrigation specialist you can cut lengths accordingly to place over your iron post, providing total cover for the entire length of the iron post, plus you can fit a cap at the top to complete the modification.

By using a StockGuard F16V you can screw this attachment directly into the plastic providing an easy and safe attachment for your 40mm electric tape.

As you can see from this photo this provides a clean and visually effective barrier that complements both brown and green 40mm fence tape.  The cost of doing this is approximately $2 per post plus fittings (length of iron post to ground and including cap).

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