SQ: Removing T Fence Posts

I've got a couple of T Fence Posts I want to remove and the wiggle method is not doing it for me. I tried to jack them out, but the nubs are not square enough to keep the jack in place.
I've read elsewhere about removing wood posts with a chain and a jack, but I'm a little vaque as to what holds the chain on the post and why it digs into the wood. Would a chain work with my T Posts? Plan B was to drill a hole and insert a rod and jack against that.
Any thoughts.
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If you can affort to wait on it:
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Bill Stock wrote:

1. Wrap the chain around the post. 2. Attach chain (somehow) to jack. 3. Jack away.
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wrote:

Friction. Just wrap it around the post three or four times, overlapping in a criss-cross pattern.

Friction. The chain tightens as the jack pulls on the chain.

Yep -- it always has for me -- even better than it does on wooden posts, because the chain gets caught on the nubs and tightens up even faster.

Naaaah. Too much trouble. Just wrap a chain around it.

Stout chain and a bumper jack. If the ground is moist, put the base of the jack on a 2x8 first.
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wrote:

Thanks, just trying to get some use out my new toy (Hi-Lift jack) that I bought to get the retaining wall out. It sorta worked for this, but only two rebar at a time. Otherwise the jack would bend the 4x4 (2 high) and make the other rebar bind in the ground further down the line. So I had to slice it into bite size chunks to jack it out.
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If its a wood post you are lifting, why wouldn't you just drive a couple of heavy nails in each side with an inch or so exposed. With a metal post, all you need to do is wrap a chain or rope rightly around the post three or four times and use the jack to lift the rope/chain up. The process is the same for both.
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Here's how they're made:
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