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01-11-2007, 11:44 PM
What is everyone doing or using to bore under concrete sidewalks, slabs, parking lots etc. ??? Type of equipment? Brands?

Thanks for any input.

01-12-2007, 10:11 AM

Mad Estonian
01-12-2007, 12:22 PM
That link supplied doesn't seem to mention the Borit tool, which is a relatively inexpensive way to go. I've only used mine once so far, but it worked beautifully, though I know it won't work in all conditions. If you search this forum for "Borit" you'll find a bunch of links, or you can check out their website, www.borit.com.

01-13-2007, 12:27 PM
For short sidewalks 5'-6' we just use the pipe and nozzle method. For longer bores we use an old Borit set-up on a good right angle drill but usually keep those bores to 15'. If it's a long bore (usually for large pipe) we contract it out.

01-21-2007, 03:53 PM
i agree with purphaze