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Starting hardware cloth

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Noggin, Oct 23, 2012.

  1. Noggin

    Noggin New Egg

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    I'm getting ready to install the cloth and was wondering if there is any place on my run that I should start at first? I'm not sure if I should wrap around the run or go from one side across the top and down the other side? Does the direction of the seams matter? It's a typical run 4.5 x 4.5 x 14 attached to coop with space underneath. Thanks for everyone's insight. Keith
     
  2. Joe Jordan

    Joe Jordan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could you post a picture? I've never seen a "typical" run before. What are the dimensions of your cloth roll?
     
  3. Noggin

    Noggin New Egg

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    this is not my coop the picture was taken from the Tractors page. It gives you an idea of what the run looks like except mine is a little bigger. The cloth is in 36"(?) rolls[​IMG]
     
  4. Joe Jordan

    Joe Jordan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Starting is the hardest part. Just cut out the length you need for one side at a time. Work with three people preferably. Use lathe style screws if you can, heavy duty fencing staples are okay but net as good as lathe screws. Secure one corner and then the opposite corner so your cloth stays square with your run. Hope this helps!
     

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