need suggestions

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by mastiffsinky, Oct 13, 2008.

  1. mastiffsinky

    mastiffsinky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    we are in the process of building a bunch of pens. We know what we will be using for the backs and sides (cattle panels covered in chicken wire). However we are not sure what to use for the fronts and gates. We can't use the panels because we can not cut them (the welded wire is WAY too thick). any suggestions?
     
  2. jed1154

    jed1154 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can cut them with a sawzall or bolt cutters. If thats not an option, then the only thing i can think of is to set posts on that side and build a custom gate..or buy one.
     
  3. miss_jayne

    miss_jayne Lady_Jayne

    Jun 26, 2008
    Columbiaville, MI
    all of my gates are recycled cyclone fence gates that i have gotten second hand.

    Salvation Army, refurb stores, freecycle.org and craigslist have all helped me find them.

    hope your project comes out just like you want it![​IMG]
     
  4. mastiffsinky

    mastiffsinky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:thanks for the sawsall suggestion, my husband has been looking for an excuse to get one, looks like we found it, lol.

    Katie
     
  5. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    My hubby cuts them to the size I want with his torch. Doesn't leave a sharp end on them like bolt cutters do.
     
  6. patandchickens

    patandchickens Flock Mistress

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    Hacksaw does the job real well.

    Have fun,

    Pat
     

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