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YARDGARD 170 ft. Galvanized Tension Wire
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YARDGARD

170 ft. Galvanized Tension Wire

$24.97 /roll

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When the YARDGARD 12-1/2-Gauge Galvanized Tension Wire is secured with hog rings (not included) and installed at the bottom of your chain-link fence, the rigidity at the bottom of your fence is increased. This helps keep unwanted elements from pushing through the bottom of the fence.

  • Galvanized
  • 9-Gauge wire
  • Secures bottom of fence
  • Also use for non-fencing applications
  • 170 ft. of wire
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I have no picture of what you are doing. However, wire of this type is usually tightened using a tensioner unit with about 300 lbs of tension applied with a spring. The wire should be put up on wood using barbed staples that will not wiggle out of place. Do not use the staples tightly against the wire, it should hold the wire in place without pressure against the wire. Think loop to hold vertically Read More
I have no picture of what you are doing. However, wire of this type is usually tightened using a tensioner unit with about 300 lbs of tension applied with a spring. The wire should be put up on wood using barbed staples that will not wiggle out of place. Do not use the staples tightly against the wire, it should hold the wire in place without pressure against the wire. Think loop to hold vertically positioned.
You can use a tension block just about anywhere, not necessarily at the end. You can put a tension block just about anywhere. I use Model# 200036, Model# 385369 and the tension handle Model# 345121
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September 8, 2016
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Dear Valued Home Depot Customer,
We reached out to MFG for more information and below is their response.
"Tightening at each terminal or corner post is adequate."
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Is it possible to weld two pices of this wire together? and what kind of welding mechine should I use and ect.

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Want to make a box using this wire
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If you aren't an experienced welder, then you shouldn't attempt to weld anything that is galvanized. Hearing the zinc that is used in the galvanizing process lets of fumes that can make you extremely sick.
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November 13, 2015
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We do not provide any information on welding the wire together. It is under customer discretion.
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What do I use on a chain link fence, on the bottom of the fencing to secure it to the ground, and/or make it more sturdy

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July 17, 2015
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This tension wire, woven between the links and tightened, will secure the bottom of the fabric.
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The wire is to be secured to the fence post by using something such as a Tension strap such as Model # 328524C or Model # 328528C and a bolt and nut such as Model # 328502C. If you are not using enough line posts, it may be a little flimsy. Average post distance is 10 ft.
You will also need to pull tension on the wire with a tool such as a farm jack Model # TR8485 or a Come Along such as Model # Read More
The wire is to be secured to the fence post by using something such as a Tension strap such as Model # 328524C or Model # 328528C and a bolt and nut such as Model # 328502C. If you are not using enough line posts, it may be a little flimsy. Average post distance is 10 ft.
You will also need to pull tension on the wire with a tool such as a farm jack Model # TR8485 or a Come Along such as Model # 144S-6.
Loop the end at the tension strap at one end, feed through the chain link alternating sides. Like lacing a shoe. Then clamp to the tensioning device (Vice Grips will suffice), pull tight, and wrap the free end at the next Tension strap. Let go of the tension and the Tension wire is secured. Read Less
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what gauge is this wire?

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Under PRODUCT OVERVIEW it says "9-Gauge wire"
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This is 9 gauge wire.
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Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 13 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Quality product. Good price. Recommended highly. Strong wire. Great price. I will buy more in the future. October 11, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great product but can only use for certain types of applications I put up 4ft chain link around my yard and intended on using this as a tension wire. This stuff is way too thick for that purpose. Good quality wire, but I would not recommend for average homeowner using on your average chain link fence. I wound up returning and getting the smaller gauge wire. March 21, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Good wire for grape trellis I picked this up to make a grape vine trellis for my wife. The wire was ok, but I had to muddle through many before I found a bundle that was not opened. I've had bad luck with opened packaging and did not want to risk being shorted on length. Overall, it's ok wire, incredible how the price of wire, even non-copper have gone up in price. February 26, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Does the job I have used this wire on two different fences in the last five years and the wire shows no sign of corrosion on the even the oldest fence. When stretched properly, it keeps the bottom of chain link fencing from being pushed in or out. Otherwise a medium size dog can easily defeat your fence without even digging. You will need to use hog rings to fasten it to the fencing. Regular pliers will close the rings, but a hog ring pliers is a real time saver. September 17, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by I use this product in another kind of prdject. It works very well. I have been a Home Depot customer and card holder for more years than I can count. This includes Oregon, California, Tennessee, North Carolina and South Carolina. I find the people who work at THD to be helpful and go a step bryond to assure the right product goes home with you. The 9 gaugue wire is used in the making of hand made Santa's for over the past 14 years. It was a HD person that suggested ite use. I wil always appreciate his contribution. October 29, 2013
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Ok. I opted to use Barnes wire, it was easier to make longer runs without splicing or wasting pieces that were too short. November 11, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by 170 feet Galvanized Tension Wire This wire is easy to managed....My finance said that its even easy to cut through by using the wire cutter....Wonderful product. July 30, 2014
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by TERRIBLE PRODUCT! This tension wire was terrible! It came knotted and kinked up. It was impossible to straiten and stretch out. Do not buy this! June 17, 2014
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