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  1. #1
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    Sep. 7, 2009
    Lexington, KY

    Default More electric fence help

    Although I swore I was never using the front pasture's so green and all that lovely grass is going to waste. I've been using the Safe Fence 1 1/2 inch tape at the top, to keep the horses off the fence, but I've run out. I still have to do a 200' section with push-in posts (2 strands) to keep them away from the semi-poisonous bushes my farmer neighbor planted along the fence line.

    Then I have at least 2,00 more feet to go to finish off the whole perimeter. I would rather not have to spend $100 plus shipping for 800ft rolls of the Safe Fence. What and where can I get a decent tape (1/2 to 1 inch is fine) for a decent price?
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  2. #2
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    Feb. 12, 2012


    I've purchased tape from my local hardware store. They carry a decent generic brand, which has worked well for short term fencing. Maybe ask at a tack shop or feed store in your area. I've also ordered from Horseloverz, but they usually charge additional shipping.
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  3. #3
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    Sep. 29, 2010
    Hertford, NC


    Not sure, but I would think Tractor Supply or some place similar would carry it

  4. #4
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    Sep. 24, 2004
    Piedmont Triad, North Carolina


    If you're going to do temp fence... try rotational grazing. Only a small area that you move when the grass is grazed down. This is very effective use of the available land.

  5. #5
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    Feb. 28, 2006
    The rocky part of KY


    We have the cheap stuff TSC carries, but the stuff that lasts the best is that yellow heavier stuff. The white tape works but IMHO is just too light.
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    May. 12, 2000
    NE TN, USA


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