I built a floating dock using barrels that I have in the river where I live, the problem is when ever the river overflows the banks the dock get beat up and the posts get pulled from the bottom which makes the dock very looses and unstable. How can I secure the dock so when the river overflows the dock will remain in tact.
Torpy, barrel never worked out for me either. That is the reason why I use styrofoam billets. As to the posts pulling out, I am wondering whether you have the same type of anchoring system as I... more
Probably, When the river rises and falls the dock would rise and fall also but not evenly so the dock would get cocked on the posts and then pull the post out. I am in the process of sinking 2 4 X 4... more