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Easy way to drive your rebar on the playa

Postby phil » Mon Dec 05, 2011 2:37 pm

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Re: Easy way to drive your rebar on the playa

Postby Elderberry » Mon Dec 05, 2011 2:57 pm

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Re: Easy way to drive your rebar on the playa

Postby some seeing eye » Mon Dec 05, 2011 10:49 pm



A ground rod driver bit on a demolition hammer with about 10 ft-lb energy. However I would never drive it that deep.
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Re: Easy way to drive your rebar on the playa

Postby Elderberry » Mon Dec 05, 2011 11:07 pm

Well that would be wonderful as long as there was a tool to remove it too!
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Re: Easy way to drive your rebar on the playa

Postby some seeing eye » Mon Dec 05, 2011 11:28 pm

I sunk mine about 18" and the were a bitch to get out with a 8:1 lever. But I didn't have one of these:

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Re: Easy way to drive your rebar on the playa

Postby Elderberry » Tue Dec 06, 2011 7:32 am

LOL I should have known there'd be a tool for that!
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Re: Easy way to drive your rebar on the playa

Postby FIGJAM » Tue Dec 06, 2011 7:36 am

I picked up some 3/8"x14" lag bolts for a buck a piece.

I can use a cordless drill and use them for stakes.

Easy in, easy out. 8)
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Re: Easy way to drive your rebar on the playa

Postby ygmir » Tue Dec 06, 2011 8:43 am

two sided tape on the bottom of the tent.

done deal.
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Re: Easy way to drive your rebar on the playa

Postby Dr. Pyro » Tue Dec 06, 2011 8:48 am

My favorite method: Get somebody else to do it.
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Re: Easy way to drive your rebar on the playa

Postby phil » Tue Dec 06, 2011 11:15 am

Well, I have to say I like
FIGJAM wrote:I picked up some 3/8"x14" lag bolts for a buck a piece.

I can use a cordless drill and use them for stakes.

Easy in, easy out. 8)


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Dr. Pyro wrote:My favorite method: Get somebody else to do it.


My issues with rebar in and out are that I want devices that are easy, cheap, and don't require power. I might be able to use the cordless drill suggestion, but I'll have to see how long the power lasts drilling those suckers in. The drill stake puller is heavy (I have back problems, and I definitely don't want to go into muscle spasms on the playa, even if it is the day I'm leaving), more expensive than I'd like, and single-use (much of Louise's and my gear gets used more than just on the playa).

The video I linked to looks cheap, it looks easy, and it looks like 'get somebody else to do it' would actually be fun -- I can see people actually asking permission to pound my rebar standing on that thing. Call me Tom Sawyer.
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Re: Easy way to drive your rebar on the playa

Postby tattoogoddess » Tue Dec 06, 2011 5:36 pm

Dr. Pyro wrote:My favorite method: Get somebody else to do it.



Hey Dr... I have a job for you! Lol.
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Re: Easy way to drive your rebar on the playa

Postby phil » Tue Dec 06, 2011 8:45 pm

Another way to get volunteers:
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Re: Easy way to drive your rebar on the playa

Postby ygmir » Tue Dec 06, 2011 8:58 pm

tattoogoddess wrote:
Dr. Pyro wrote:My favorite method: Get somebody else to do it.



Hey Dr... I have a job for you! Lol.


I waited and waited........

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Re: Easy way to drive your rebar on the playa

Postby Sail Man » Wed Dec 07, 2011 9:08 am

ygmir wrote:two sided tape on the bottom of the tent.

done deal.


IDK. I've had some great luck with dental floss, however ymmv.




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Re: Easy way to drive your rebar on the playa

Postby ygmir » Wed Dec 07, 2011 9:15 am

Sail Man wrote:
ygmir wrote:two sided tape on the bottom of the tent.

done deal.


IDK. I've had some great luck with dental floss, however ymmv.




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Re: Easy way to drive your rebar on the playa

Postby Bob » Wed Dec 07, 2011 9:24 am

Begs the question of how you propose to smuggle in eight illegal aliens, Phil. They're going to need a supervisor, plus a translator and a union rep.
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