How to Install a Mailbox

If it's time to replace your old postal receptacle, make sure you give it a sturdy support system. With diagrams for attaching the mailbox to the post arm, building a lifting arm, and installing a metal plumbing pipe post.



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A mailbox is more than simply a receptacle for letters; it makes a public statement.
PHOTO: DEBRA TETREAULT
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Customized mailboxes are fine, so long as they're within the limits of postal regulations and local sensibilities.
DEBRA TETREAULT
Attaching Mailbox Diagram
Attaching the mailbox to the post arm.
SUSAN SCANLON
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An advantage of installing your own mailbox is the chance to admire your handiwork every time you pick up the mail.
DEBRA TETREAULT
Metal Plumbing Pipe Mailbox Post
Metal plumbing pipe post.
SUSAN SCANLON
Mailbox Arm Diagram
Mailbox arm that can be lifted for the snow plow.
SUSAN SCANLON











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