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Guard rail posts

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by bsa0021, Nov 3, 2008.

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  1. bsa0021

    bsa0021 Feeling the Heat

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    I saw some guard rail posts for sale on craigslist. Does anyone know what kind of wood they use for these?
    Probably treated but I thought I'd ask.

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  2. Adios Pantalones

    Adios Pantalones Minister of Fire

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    Wood ones are treated or they'll rot. Sometimes it's coal creosote, other times its pressure treated. Notice the greenish hue- it's a dead giveaway.
  3. madrone

    madrone Minister of Fire

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    Treated. Don't burn 'em.
  4. bsa0021

    bsa0021 Feeling the Heat

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    If they were locust w/o treatment it would have been a find at $75 for 24 of them.
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