Need to pull a fence post out of the ground. The Maasdam PP100 is the perfect item for fence post removal. It quickly sets up so you can finish your job in short order. The comfortable grip prevents your hand from slipping while working.
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95%of customersrecommend this product39 of 41reviews
Rating Breakdown47 reviews
95%of customersrecommend this product39 of 41reviews
The Post Pull'R is a great product, but it is not ready to pull 4x4 fence posts right out of the box. The instructions only cover pulling smaller, metal fencing posts out of the ground with its built-in "jaw."
If you're pulling wooden fence posts set in concrete out of the ground, there's a bit more to it (as I found out through experience!) So before you consider returning it (or giving it a bad rating), here is some "missing information" for pulling 4x4s out.
1) First, you'll need to purchase a short length of sturdy chain (about 18-20") and a strong S-hook, if you don't already have them.
2) Then, dig around the post enough to expose a few inches of the concrete it's set in.
3) Pour water all around the hole and let soak, digging more and wiggling the post to let the water seep down around the post/concrete.
4) Wrap chain around post, securing with the S-hook and, with Post Pull'R's lever arm in the fully-up position, attach the chain/S-hook to Post Pull'R's hook.
5) When the post is sufficiently loose, set Post Pull'R's "foot" on a 2x4 or other solid surface at the hole's edge. Push down the lever to raise the post out. You may need to repeat this step, lowering the chain and pulling down a few times to fully extract the post. You should then be able to lift the post out manually the rest of the way.
I had to replace my fence and I started with the removal of two posts using a shovel. NO WAY!!!! It was back breaking, time consuming, and most of the time results in a larger hole to back fill.
I found this post remover from HomeDepot and let me tell you, after removing a post manually this tool will make you laugh. It pulls the posts at ease. My old fence posts were wooden 4x4’s about 24 inches deep in concrete. Not a problem for this tool. It also left the holes just like they were so I didn’t have to mix a large amount of concrete.
Note: You will read posts about others adding an extension to the handle. I would NOT recommend it. That’s a great way to bend the handle, making the tool useless. If your weight alone is not enough then you have reached the max output for this tool. You are going to need to dig around the post a little to loosen it up, then try again. So far 3 of the 4 posts required NO help.
You will also need to buy a 5ft heavy duty chain with hook too.
Pros: Durable, Easy to Use, Strong, Good Size & Weight, Long-Lasting
I hit the post on all four sides and the top with a sledge hammer, three times each place. I didn't have to do any digging. Some came up out of the concrete and the others came up with the concrete. I had to set the Pull'r base on a 3' 2 X 6 so it wouldn't sink into the ground. Its good for locations you can't get a tractor into.
Pros: Easy to Use, Sturdy, Good Size & Weight, good in tight places
I have used the "post pull'r" now many times, as I move my cattle panels with t posts quite frequently to let my goats browse on new land. It took me just one or two posts to get the hang of it. Even when the soil is hard, this product works great and since it is thick steel, it seems like it should last forever. It saves an incredible amount of labor. And the price at Home Depot for this product seems to be about 1/2 to 1/4 the price of comparable products.
The Post Pull'r is an affordable option if you are going to pull T-posts, rebar, or other small objects. The handle doesn't hold up to 4x4s very well. It bent just past the fulcrum on the second 4x4. A thicker guage handle would earn this product two more stars. The addition of stabilizer legs, giving the base a less wobbly feel, would earn it a fifth star.
I had to pull up about twenty metal posts that had been deep in the ground for years around my daughter's now abandoned garden plot. The post pull'r got 'em out in about an hour. Suggestion - use a length of PVC pipe to lengthen the handle and increase leverage for the tough ones.
I have a small lawncare business I work part time. In doing so, several of my clients had pesky posts left from tree installations that were a pain to have to mow and trim around. After a little research, I found this post puller from Home Depot and figured it was worth the purchase. Since receiving it, I've pulled out about 20 posts, mostly from my clients and a few at my house. I'm absolutely thrilled with the results. Don't get me wrong, there is nothing easy about pulling out a 15 year old, fused into the ground, post. But, if it werent for this tool, there is no way I could've removed many of the posts. My most recent experience involved a neighbor accross the street from a mowing clien that had two posts adjoining a huge aspen tree. I walked over and asked if he wanted me to remove the two posts. He responded, 'absolutely, I've tried 3 times to remove them, but as you can see, I was unsuccessful.' So, after a lot of effort, I got both posts removed. He was seriously ecstatic. His wife even came out and told me those were 'a thorn in his side'. It was pretty amusing. Since I charge for removing the posts, this tool has already paid for itself 5 or 6 times over!
It was so much easier to pull the snow fence stakes up come spring. The only draw back is it was hard to connect and at times not tall enough to pull some of the stakes up. All in all though it was easy to get the stakes out of the ground.
I guess I was expecting it to be less robust after reading some of the other reviews. It seems a really sturdy tool. Just set down the pad, slip the fitting around the post and push. Out comes the post. I haven't tried any deep-set posts or using the chain attachment yet but I can't see how you could bend the lever arm or why you would need an extender for more leverage.
Pros: Durable, Easy to Use, Sturdy, Strong, Good Size & Weight
THIS IS A VERY WELL MADE HEAVY DUTY PULLER. IF I WERE TO MAKE ANY IMPROVEMENTS IT WOULD BE IN THE HANDLE [ a little heavier]. I ESPECIALY LIKE THE HOOK FOR PULLING OTHER POSTS [round etc.]. WELL WORTH THE MONEY.
Pros: Durable, Easy to Use, Sturdy, Accurate, Good Size & Weight