Coffee anyone ?

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Got only 20 t-posts pulled up yesterday since I had company show up unexpectedly. Some came up easily, most of them came up with chunks of frozen ice/dirt here in this frozen tundra. Not like you can just back up to them with any machinery, this is get out there with pry bar, block of wood and chain to pry up on the side of a steep hill fun. Fun part will be carrying them all back, half mile trip on foot 5 to 10 at a time. I need a ATV or a mule, but can't justify the price or time I'm too frugal.
 

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Not like you can just back up to them with any machinery, this is get out there with pry bar, block of wood and chain to pry up on the side of a steep hill fun.
I have a tall farm jack that ratchets and a Tpost puller attachment. It's worked on frozen clay at my place. Jack is useful for other stuff too.
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I have a tall farm jack that ratchets and a Tpost puller attachment. It's worked on frozen clay at my place. Jack is useful for other stuff too.
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I thought about making one, it's not often I pull up t-posts. Just need piece of metal, notch it out with cutting torch make a hole for the chain Walla it's done. I've got a few farm jacks too.
 

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Made one from scrap pipe, tried it, nope not made for out here. Jack wants to slide off the ridge/hill or kick out away from the post due to frozen ground and even braced from moving it's just twisting the t-post over. Even tried it with the chain, same results.
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Made one from scrap pipe, tried it, nope not made for out here. Jack wants to slide off the ridge/hill or kick out away from the post due to frozen ground and even braced from moving it's just twisting the t-post over. Even tried it with the chain, same results
We wrap a chain around the post and hook it to the bucket of the tractor. When you tip the bucket back , the bottom pulls the chain straight up and bingo!
 

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Dang Feb weather 😡 24 this morning. Whine on!! 🥶🤣

Yesterday was an inside day since wind & temps were not good for much...even the goats hung by barns or laid around. Chickens too! 😀. Hopefully better today as windy front moved on and sun is supposed to come back👍 hoping that actually happens. I'd like to get seed into starter trays today.

I did get a few things accomplished inside yesterday. Yeah, convinced myself -- with arguments 🤣 but, it's a start. Looked at schedule and I'll have 2 days of job work this week. 🤷 Will do on worse weather days for farm stuff. Juggle my time.
 

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Coffee is ready! It’s 30F here, not far from your 24F @Mini Horses. Winds are low, so not too bad. High of 63F and sunny. I need days like this! It’s going to be in the 70’s all week with lows in the 40’s. I’ll take that!

I dug in my tub garden yesterday. I planted red potatoes that had sprouted, garlic that was sprouting and store bought onions that the green tops had wilted, just chopped them off and planted the white onion bottoms. My seed stash is getting ancient so I planted radishes and carrots-if any of them come up, I’ll be surprised. But it made me feel better, even if nothing comes up.
 
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