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Old 04-30-2019, 11:23 AM   #1
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I need to buy one, any recommendations? Thanks
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Old 04-30-2019, 11:37 AM   #2
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This actually exists??!?!?!?!?
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Old 04-30-2019, 11:41 AM   #3
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They sell them at Home Depot. In the parking lot around 6-8 am. The better ones are sold out by 7 so go early.


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Old 04-30-2019, 11:51 AM   #4
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They sell them at Home Depot. In the parking lot around 6-8 am. The better ones are sold out by 7 so go early.


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Old 04-30-2019, 11:51 AM   #5
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They also make a gas powered t post driver. May be easier than having a air source with you to run it. More crap to haul around
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Old 04-30-2019, 11:53 AM   #6
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They are in aisle Juan!
JK-I have one made by Rohrer mfg-worked prettygood on solid caliche


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Old 04-30-2019, 11:54 AM   #7
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They also make a gas powered t post driver. May be easier than having a air source with you to run it. More crap to haul around
Gas powered is the way to go, I own 2.
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Old 04-30-2019, 11:55 AM   #8
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They also make a gas powered t post driver. May be easier than having a air source with you to run it. More crap to haul around
This is what I did... Got the Skidril 2 cycle version... a bit cold natured, but the best Grand I ever spent!! In normal soil, takes about 5-7 seconds to drive a post once you pull the trigger... In limestone plate, takes about 30 seconds... in limestone that you'd never be able to drive with a hand driver...
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Old 04-30-2019, 12:04 PM   #9
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Rhino makes several models, I own them all. For just T post I would highly recommend the rhino GPD 45, it’s a gas powered model which gives you the freedom of not being hooked to a compressor. Worth its weight in gold. Stay away from the Man Saver, biggest piece of junk I have ever used.
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Old 04-30-2019, 12:39 PM   #10
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I built one for my Bosch jack hammer works good in dirt
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Old 05-01-2019, 08:57 AM   #11
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Thanks Cody and Slick. I'm going to have to pound between 450 and 500 on a boundary fence and didn't want to have to do it the hard way. Good info.
Air supply won't be a problem with a generator and air compressor, but I see the good use of gas powered.
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Old 05-01-2019, 09:00 AM   #12
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