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Old 04-22-2021, 10:16 AM   #1
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Default Panel Blind Questions

I have been researching ideas and it seems pretty simple and reasonable. Definitely cheaper than buying a blind. However, I do have some questions.

1. Can 1 person build it by himself? Once I bend the cattle panel into a half moon, will it hold it's shape until I get the 2d one bent and can wire them together?

2. Lots of options for the outside. Mine will be more permanent sitting on a pipeline. Do I need to go with landscape fabric only or should I put a tarp or other more waterproof material over the landscape fabric?
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Old 04-22-2021, 10:21 AM   #2
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I built some out of concrete wire. Easy.
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Old 04-22-2021, 10:27 AM   #3
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When you make the half moon drive posts on each side, this will keep it standing.

I use heavy silt fence fabric and it will last a long time. I donít wrap with plastic or tarp as they tend to deteriorate pretty quick
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Old 04-22-2021, 10:47 AM   #4
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I built my feed pen by myself. Lay them end to end on the ground and wire one end together. Stand them up and make a circle to wire the other end together. I did 8 panels this way 2 at a time.
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