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Chain Link Fence Galvanized Framework
.065 Wall Tubing - 16 Gauge Residential

'Tubing' as we refer to it as, is the most popular grade of galvanized round tube used for our residential grade chain link fence systems. Use for residential gates, kennel panels, fence toprail and posts, temporary fence panels, greenhouses, carports, and even yurts! 16 gauge .065 wall galvanized tubing is a versatile, durable, and quality product. Don't confuse this with an .055 or thinner weight framework found at many of the big box stores. The thinner material may not seem that much thinner, but it is. .065 wall 16 gauge tubing is the thinnest we prefer to use. For the very slight discount in price to use the thinner weight materials, we have found it to not be worth the savings. With a heavier weight framework and chain link fabric, you not only buy a little more strength, you also buy a better galvanized coating and finish. The thinner the material the sooner it will rust. Invest in something that will last!

Chain link fence tubing is used for the framework, or 'skeleton' of the fence. Use for all horizontal rails such as toprail, bottom rail, and midrails. Use for bracing and gates. This pipe is also used frequently in greenhouse frames, carport frames, deer fence systems, safety fence, construction fence, silt fence, and snow fence. Fence tubing is also available in colors such as black, dark green, and brown here. Use our interactive chain link fence material calculator for quick fencing estimates.

Considered our residential grade framework system for chain link fence, consider our HF20 for commercial and HF40 for industrial fencing applications.

1 3/8" O.D. rail is usually ordered in full 21' or 24' lengths. We may cut it down for you to select sizes. A fee per cut will apply along with a price per foot. You may order other sizes in full lengths and cut them yourself for posts or order precut posts; precut post pricing may be viewed in this online catalog. 1-3/8" and 1-5/8" top rail is usually order swedged, meaning one end of each piece is tapered for fitting into the next. Heavier pipe will need top rail sleeves. Use 1-3/8" or 1-5/8" top rail for residential jobs. Use our online interactive chain link fence materials calculator for free fence estimates!

Note about pipe wall thickness:  Common wall thicknesses for residential fence jobs include .035, .055, and .065 wall.  .035 and .055 are commonly found at do-it-yourself centers. This is not a professional grade pipe and we do not recommend it for a long lasting fence.  .065 is the minimum wall thickness we recommend for residential jobs. Thinner gauges can be bent over the knee and in time will sag between the posts from the weight of the chain link. The heavier the pipe used, the stronger.  It can also be 'hot-dipped' longer in the galvanized solution without melting, meaning it will have a better finish and last longer without corroding. Cost differences between pipe are relatively minor and well worth the initial investment. Use HF20 or HF40 fence pipe for best performance.

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Chain Link Fence Galvanized Framework - .065 Wall - 16 Gauge - Full Length
16 gauge

Code Size
(O.D. x Length)
Ends Weight
(Per Length)
Bundle Qty* Price Ea.
(Per Length)
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CL-138106065-GS 1-3/8" x 10'-6' Swedge 9.1 lbs 91 $ Add to Cart
CL-13821065-GS 1-3/8" x 21' Swedge 18.0 lbs 91 $ Add to Cart
CL-13824065-GP 1-3/8" x 24' Plain 20.0 lbs 91 $ Add to Cart
CL-15821065-GS 1-5/8" x 21' Swedge 23.0 lbs 61 $ Add to Cart
CL-221065-GP 2" x 21' Plain 27.0 lbs 61 $ Add to Cart
CL-224065-GP 2" x 24' Plain 30.0 lbs 61 $ Add to Cart
CL-21221065-GP 2-1/2" x 21' Plain 34.0 lbs 37 $ Add to Cart
CL-21224065-GP 2-1/2" x 24' Plain 34.0 lbs 37 $ Add to Cart

Size = Outside Diameter in Inches x Length in Feet

*Buy in Bulk and Save! Discounts automatically applied on Bag Quantities or more!

Note: These photos are for demonstration purpose only, actual size and design may vary slightly. Weights shown are approximate.

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