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Can this post support be used for a fence (especially for posts that support a gate) ( http://www.homedepot.ca/product/bolt-down-in-khaki-4-in-x-4-in/971849) enter image description here

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    I'd be leery about using it for a gate. There's a lot of horizontal and torquing forces that would cause it to loosen up. What would it be going into? – Chris Cudmore Aug 12 '15 at 15:39
  • The post support? It will be bolted down in concrete .. – MiniMe Aug 12 '15 at 16:16
  • (I seem to say this a lot, but) put a "gate wheel" on the gate, and it'll be fine as a hinge post. Unlikely to work otherwise, imho. – Aloysius Defenestrate Aug 13 '15 at 3:28
  • I have to open the gate outside toward a sloped driveway. The wheel will lose contact with the ground in the first 3-4 inches of its swing – MiniMe Aug 13 '15 at 12:50

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