How can I fix my mailbox cheaply? It's about to fall off the post!

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  • Robyn Garner Robyn Garner on Sep 27, 2017
    Drill holes through the bottom of the mailbox while it's off the post. Drill matching holes in the post top and screw it back on.
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    • Robyn Garner Robyn Garner on Sep 29, 2017
      It is easy! After you drill holes through the bottom of the mailbox, hold it on top of the cross arm where you want it. Mark your drilled holes onto the crosspiece so you know how to match up the screw hole.

      If you don't know, get your screws first. Wood screws. Choose your drill bit by picking a size just smaller than the diameter of the screws. Do this by trying to fit the screw into the bit holder holes. Pick one the screw does NOT push into as you need wood left to screw into and hold the screw in place.
  • Can you post a photo so we can see what the problem really is?
  • Sabrena Patterson Sabrena Patterson on Sep 28, 2017
    if it's your post you may have to cut a few inches, if not do Robyn's solution.
  • Divababiexoxo Divababiexoxo on Sep 28, 2017
    The wood pole/post is really old n the wood is separating. The old screws area barely hanging on.