aw, how cute
Who does that? I mean.....seriously they are touching! That is like the one a few weeks ago where some chuckle head cut a notch out of a cap to fit it next to another.
We used to set another nail for BS years ago about 0.05' in so it would deflect off a tire.
Many time the runner that was sent back to retreive the nails would drive them down. He an only helper and still never made employee of the month.
Things move that much when a vehicle brakes across it in the summer.
Did you keep digging? I have seen people put nails in the center of pipes in order to attach flagging to.
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