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Petes Pile o Pallets !

Post in 'The Inglenook' started by Pallet Pete, May 25, 2013.

  1. Pallet Pete

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    Well today begins the Pallet Pete fence project projected to be done by fall. I am disasembling 46 pallets total and using the 73" by 3.5" slats to build a fence on our west boundary back and ditch line of our property. No more burglaries afterword I hope. I thought I would give you all a laugh and show you my rediculas collection ( 3/4 of it anyway ).

    Pete

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  2. Jack Straw

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    A fine fence facilities for favorable feelings, forbidding foreigners from fortaking firewood .....
  3. Pallet Pete

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    ;lol;lol;lol
  4. Jack Straw

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    "F" words are my favorite.... ..
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  5. Pallet Pete

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    They where on the day of the crime for me ;lol ;ex

    Pete
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    Maybe a bear trap or two around the outside will deter them;) Or a sign, guy down the road has one on his gate that says, "My dogs eat what I Shoot"
    Just some suggestions;)
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  7. raybonz

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    Those are some nice pallets Pete! If they're oak they should last a long time as pallet Pete pickets but I would prefer pressure treated posts..

    Ray
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  8. ScotO

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    Man, Pete! I wish I had a place to get nice pallets like yours. Looking forward to seeing the completed project (you know me, I love a good project!)
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  9. Pallet Pete

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    Ray they are a mix of everything pine, oak, maple and what looks like poplar. I plan on treated posts in concrete then barn and fence paint for the fence. That stuff is tuff ! Besides this saves us about $700 on fencing.

    Pete
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    Prudent Pallet Pete procured a plethora of purposeful pallets for his project.
    Gotta love the free building materials/firewood.
    My wood shed is built from mostly recycled pallets, and I burn a quite a lot pallets for kindling.
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    Personally I think that's a great and smart way to do this Pete!

    Ray
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  12. Pallet Pete

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    It $600 savings now I paid a unemployed buddy $100 bucks to help take them apart today. He is a happy guy with some cash and my broke leg is that much happier lol.

    Pete
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    Unfortunately my property isn't very large so my pallet wood shed in the avatar is going away to make room after the fence goes up. It turned out really nice though I just stood up pallets and tied them together with 2*4's and 3" nails. It's a tuff bugger and has weathered a lot offs storms as well as little annoying neighbor kids who won't stop climbing all over it lol.

    Pete
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    Pete, please post pics of posts post placement per people perusing this place
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    What's the trouble with the leg Pete? This is news to me..

    Ray
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    Jack, Jack, Jack, hasn't anyone proposed to your person that I personally perform all Pallet Pete's perfectly placed proposals pertaining to proper prose? Perhaps you should peruse previous posts pertaining to Pallet Pete? Postpone all previous preponderances and allow my poems to populate this post.. Your ideas are preposterous!

    Posthumously Yours,

    Ray
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  17. Jack Straw

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    So sorry..........I thought it was a group thing.
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  18. Pallet Pete

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    An old wound I have a cortisone replacement for all my cartridge in my knee from Bosnia. As well as two pins in my leg holding it all together.
    Pete
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    Hang in there Pete and thanks for serving our country buddy!

    Ray
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    Good luck Pete. An be sure to share progress pics. Its only a matter of time before someone builds a house out of pallets on this forum, lol :)
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    I have this small "fort" I built for my youngest son who is now 21.. The majority of this fort is built with film crates and my lawn mower and weed whacker have lived in there for a long time.. Total cost to build around $75.00 lol..

    Ray
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  22. Pallet Pete

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    More pics to come later today ! Got them all pulled and am cutting all the nails off today.

    Pete
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  23. Pallet Pete

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    I am a bit of a cheater and there are over 1000 nails so rather than pulling them I am cutting them off flush. It's working very well so far. When its all done they will be ratcheted down so they don't warp then tarped until I get the posts in the ground.
    Pete

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  24. Pallet Pete

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    Pile of Pallet Pete processed pickets from pallets!

    Pete

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  25. Pallet Pete

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    I had a visitor drop by today while I was working he just landed under the swing and started telling me all about something ! I listened intently till the neighbors cat came and chased him off lol.

    Pete

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