I want to put up a chain link fence, but don't want to use concrete for poles. Any ideas?

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  1. cmohlin89

    cmohlin89 Out Of The Brooder

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    Being that I currently rent I do not want to put up any permanent structures, but I definitely need to expand my run with spring coming. I have rolls of chain link and poles that were hack sawed from the concrete. Being that that is the case the poles are a bit shorter than I'd like.

    Any ideas as to how I can make this work without using concrete? I half considered weaving some kind of chain or cord through the top of the chain link and anchoring it to a tree and a building, but I'd imagine it would have to be a pretty heavy gauge so that may not be realistic. I'm also broke as a joke, so bonus points for creative cheap solutions.
     
  2. daxigait

    daxigait Overrun With Chickens

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    Do you have any old hot wire or barbed wire?
     
  3. cmohlin89

    cmohlin89 Out Of The Brooder

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    No, unfortunately I don't.
     
  4. daxigait

    daxigait Overrun With Chickens

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    You might watch for a fence coming down or someone headed to metal recycling. If you were in SW Missouri you could have a bunch I have.
     

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