<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content"> The box sits on railroad tie standing on end.
To me, that pretty much explains why you might see ants in the mailbox. RR ties have a tendency to attract ants (and other critters). Our borough even has an ordinance prohibiting their use. My mailbox sits on a painted, ordinary piece of galvanized pipe. I put it in when we moved here in 1976. However, I'm on my third mailbox. The first two rusted out. Then I got smart and put in an aluminum one.
2009 GMC Sierra 2500HD | Crew Cab | Standard Box | 4WD | Duramax/Allison
2000 Jayco Eagle 266 | FBS | TT
1986 Coleman Laramie pop-up -- Still in the family!!!