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Old 12-23-2011, 08:45 PM   #1
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What is a good time frame as for hrs go to install a 120 lf wood fence
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Old 12-23-2011, 08:56 PM   #2
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1 day if your 50 years old. younger guys might take longer as they still have to figure it out..
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Two days for a do it yourselfer one day for an experienced person
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Welcome to the talk. It comes with experience
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I'd say one day
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3 1/2 days
start to finish
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Old 12-24-2011, 07:52 AM   #7
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What size posts?
What are you using to dig the holes?
Are you mixing concrete or using rapid post?
What is the size of your crew?
Are you hauling away the excess dirt?
Are you using cedar or PT?
What are you topping the fence/posts with?
Are you hand nailing or do you own a compressor?
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Anywhere between a couple hours and a few years, your skill level, materials, design, and tools available will determine exactly how long, no one here can tell you that.
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If it's a simple wood fence with rapid concrete one day is reasonable.
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It sounds like one of my price sensitive HO calls. Within a 30 minute drive and surrounding area I can have soil conditions with nice beach sand to boulders the size of watermelons everywhere or a mix of everything in between. Throw in a tree farm with flat like the prairies to hills and valleys like Dolly Parton. I generally ask basic questions similar to DecksEtc and still get surprised upon a site visit. Like you forgot to mention your side yard had ten townhouse fences attached to it and a pond in the corner when you asked for a price for 120 LF.
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About 2 days
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2 Days. 1 day for 2 guys to lay it out and set the posts. Should be completed by about noon. Skip a day let the crete set up hard. Come back the 3 day frame it out, then picket it out. Cut the post tops at a 45. I apply anchor seal to my post tops if they are not going to stain right away, it they are, then do not apply the sealer. and you are done. Building and hanging A basic "Z" design wooden Gate is included for this day. You shouldn't have to work late either day, even you are inexperienced. This is how long it wood take us to do it, and we build a lot of em. Of course we have augers, concrete mixers and so forth.
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I ran about 64lf of full privacy fence in about 2 1/2 hours... That was from posts... rails, top cap and boards...
Boards nailed, rail brackets...
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If you have to dynamite all the holes, it could take a week.

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I ran about 64lf of full privacy fence in about 2 1/2 hours... That was from posts... rails, top cap and boards...
Boards nailed, rail brackets...
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I just finished up a 150' shadow box. I had a total of 7 1/2 hours in it over two days, that's posts and everything. To upgrade to screws I use my collated screw gun and add about an hour.
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1 day for a bid, atleast a week for cost plus

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