arris rail

arris rail

[′ar·əs ‚rāl]
(civil engineering)
A rail of triangular section, usually formed by slitting diagonally a strip of square section.

arris rail

A rail of triangular section, usually formed by slitting diagonally a strip of square section; the broadest surface forms the base.
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Use galvanised arris rail repair brackets and some galvanised nails.
But where the arris rail meets the post, a different type of repair bracket has to be nailed or screwed to both the rail and post.
Where clips have been used to secure panels or brackets have been used to secure arris rails, remove the clips or brackets and lift the post out and install a new one.
If you have closeboard fences where the arris rails are supported in notches, or panel fences where nails hold the panels to the posts, it is more difficult to remove a single damaged post without destroying part of the fence.