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  • Pull Wooden Fence Posts Set In Concrete WITH NO DIGGING!

    To be honest, I've done similar many times but simply some decent rope, lash the end of a decent length of stout timber near the base, then use a large brick/ pile of bricks as the fulcrum. there is a bit of slippage but a good rope tied tightly won't shift far.

    If the post is set in concrete, I would drill into the concrete & screw in some anchors. 2 anchors would be good, 4 even better. Could even go through the post remnant at an angle using a long SDS drill bit, then screw in the anchors.Alternatively, if you can dig away the sides, put a couple of bolts in from opposite sides, attach chain/rope & away you go.Something I have done when the concrete is set firmly into hard soil, use my pressure washer to 'drill' some holes around the concrete stump. I can go down to about 4' in less than a minute. Ok so the ground surrounding the concrete is sodden but the soil is no longer compact making the concrete plug easy to rock back & forth.The pressure washer 'drill' is also great for making vertical holes to hammer a fencing post/spike ...see more »If the post is set in concrete, I would drill into the concrete & screw in some anchors. 2 anchors would be good, 4 even better. Could even go through the post remnant at an angle using a long SDS drill bit, then screw in the anchors.Alternatively, if you can dig away the sides, put a couple of bolts in from opposite sides, attach chain/rope & away you go.Something I have done when the concrete is set firmly into hard soil, use my pressure washer to 'drill' some holes around the concrete stump. I can go down to about 4' in less than a minute. Ok so the ground surrounding the concrete is sodden but the soil is no longer compact making the concrete plug easy to rock back & forth.The pressure washer 'drill' is also great for making vertical holes to hammer a fencing post/spike into with ease.

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