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Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by CityChicker, Oct 2, 2009.

  1. CityChicker

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  2. Schroeder

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    Yes, I used the 1/2 x 1/2 on my entire run. I don't know that you can find the small openings in anything less than 19 guage. It would be hard for a predator to get a good grip on the small openings so my guess is the larger the opening the more important it would be to go with a lower guage (stronger) mesh.

    Ace special ordered 100 ft rolls for me. I avoided the high shipping cost and thus got the best price I could find.
     
  3. CityChicker

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    Yeah, it is a pretty great price. I normally use 1x2 for my really large runs and then 16 gauge 1/2 x 1 for my smaller raised cages. The 1/2 x 1 is getting too expensive anymore though.
     

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