How do I stand up a utility pole with no heavy machinery?
August 13, 2010 10:04 AM Subscribe
I have a 30' utility pole that I need to stand upright in a 6' deep hole. Complicating factor: the location is set back in the woods, so using heavy machinery or vehicles of any kind is not an option.
posted by tr0ubley to home & garden (26 answers total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
The power pole is already at the site, laying diagonally across and down somewhat of a slope. The area is thickly forested with small spruce trees. I have at my disposal several lengths of rope, a pulley, a 4-ton come along winch, and a half-dozen friends to help. I can purchase or borrow other equipment as needed. So, can we do this? How can we do this? How can we do this safely?