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Old 08-04-2006, 10:32 AM  
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There was a bad storm in which several trees fell on my chain link fence. I am replacing the top rail but many posts are bent, some are bent at 30 degrees or more. Should I try to bend these posts back to vertical using a come-along? or simply replace all the damage posts?

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Old 08-04-2006, 08:11 PM  
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Hello and Welcome to the Forum Rnolte:
You could try with a come along or maybe a little bit larger pipe that will slip down over the post to control any double bending. I'm afraid the posts will break off, or almost, when you bend them back; especially if the bend caused a crease in them. I wish you well on them, let us know how it turns out.
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