Loose bottom in chain link fence


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Old 05-02-17, 12:24 PM
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Loose bottom in chain link fence

I have a new pup and he got under a section of neighbor's chain link fencing that's has some gaps along the bottom. There is no wire or metal bar at the bottom. Can't afford $800 repair estimate to replace 24' (three sections.) Thinking maybe run some stranded cable through the bottom edge, clamp to posts and driving down some tent or garden stakes.

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Old 05-02-17, 01:18 PM
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We just added some chicken wire at the bottom.
 
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Old 05-02-17, 02:56 PM
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Tension Wire

My CLF has a tension wire stretched along the bottom and is secured at each post. The CL fabric is secured to the tension wire at regular intervals.
 
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Old 05-03-17, 03:18 AM
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You could lay some rocks/bricks along the bottom. That would both fill the gap and discourage digging to get thru.
 
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Old 05-03-17, 04:00 AM
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Maybe something like this will hold fence down Tent Pegs
https://www.google.com/search?q=tent...utf-8&oe=utf-8
 
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Old 05-03-17, 06:28 AM
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Or lay some 3x4 landscape timbers along the bottom on your side? Pretty cheap up here.
 
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I think the landscape timbers sold locally are 3"x5" [8' long] and they are inexpensive, less than $4 each.
 
 

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