Homemade Drag out of Chain Fence

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  1. Nissen121523

    Nissen121523 Weekend Warrior

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    Has anyone ever made a homemade drag out of chain fence?

    I picked up 20 feet of chain fence for $10 off of craigslist to use for a drag. I will use whatever is left over to fence off apple trees i intend to plant in the future.

    If you've made one in the past, could you please post a picture and let me know how well/not well it works? I plan to replicate the below picture except have a 2x4 or 2x6 where the chain connects to the black piece...

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    No.6Hunter Die Hard Bowhunter

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    My dad made one when we put in our new lawn, it seemed to work better once we added concrete blocks to the back for extra weight.
     
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    Fitz Legendary Woodsman

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    Not for plots but I made one for grading the road. Used a section of heavy duty fence and 6 railroad ties chained together. Worked pretty good :tu:
     
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    here is mine
     
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    I've made a couple of them now. I just built this one the other week. The hitch bar is one that is built for an ice fishing sled. I had it laying around already so borrowed it for this project but you could just as easily use a couple lengths of light chain, rope, or dog run cable with crimped ends.

    In total outside of the hitch I have maybe $25 into it. I used scrap 2x4 for the front, two eye hooks, two cheapo carabiners, 4' of scrap 4x4, and I bought a 10' length of chain link from Menards for $20.

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