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thought some might like this

by GR8HUNTER
posted 02-15-2017 02:49 PM


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Ron Aylor

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#1 posted 02-15-2017 02:51 PM

I wonder if UPS could deliver that?

-- Ron in Lilburn, Georgia.  Knowing how to use a tool is more important than the tool in and of itself.

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lew

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#2 posted 02-15-2017 02:56 PM

Lots of old barns over your way.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#3 posted 02-15-2017 03:09 PM

Is creosote a problem or is it only present on the surface?

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#4 posted 02-15-2017 05:17 PM

Creosote soaks a long way into the wood. That is how RR track ties are preserved. Resawn, there wouldn’t be much left. Why are they only advertising one?

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#5 posted 02-15-2017 07:37 PM

Very reasonable price by Australian standards….

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#6 posted 02-15-2017 11:56 PM

I used a scavenged utility pole as the as the posts for a deck I built several years ago. On the outside, it looked like the cresote had leached away. On the inside, the wood was black with cresote and it looked like it just came from the mill. The posts worked great for me but if you are planning to resaw and use the lumber, you may find you have some very black, sticky and strong smelling stuff.

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