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Gravel Rat
11-01-2009, 11:12 PM
I'am proud to be banned from HEF :laugh:

What you can say here on Lawnsite the Mafia leader Steve doesn't allow and you end up banned.

Bleed Green
11-01-2009, 11:34 PM
Junior and I wanted to make steve and his mod buddys mad so we decided to make a "lets mx out the hits thread" like we have on here and we made about 25 posts about random crap and how much better ls is and voicing our oppinions. Well the next morning I got an email from some other mod saying that some crap like "Here on HEF we strive to keep a professional workplace atmosphere and what not. We dont need people acting foolish. Ill look for the email. Might still have it if I didnt delete everything.

Edit: Looked for the email and I dont have it but you get the idea.

So you started a thread talking about stuff that was not heavy equipment topic and they banned you. Huh guess Ill have to remember that when I am posting on there.

Scag48
11-01-2009, 11:43 PM
Steve doesn't want clutter on HEF. He can kinda do what he wants, it's his site and he's well within his rights to run it as he pleases.

Bleed Green
11-02-2009, 12:28 AM
Steve doesn't want clutter on HEF. He can kinda do what he wants, it's his site and he's well within his rights to run it as he pleases.

ya that is true, you have a good point there. I would say it is better to stay within the rules and be able to read and post on the topics that they are discussing on sites that HEF and this one.

Scag48
11-02-2009, 01:27 AM
Some of the stuff that gets guys banned at HEF makes sense. If you're going to act like a child on HEF, you will be treated like one. Typically, they'll suspend you for a few days first before you actually get the boot.

Dieselnut
11-02-2009, 07:32 AM
So you started a thread talking about stuff that was not heavy equipment topic and they banned you. Huh guess Ill have to remember that when I am posting on there.

It was in the off topic section

Junior M
11-02-2009, 07:50 AM
Junior and I wanted to make steve and his mod buddys mad so we decided to make a "lets mx out the hits thread" like we have on here and we made about 25 posts about random crap and how much better ls is and voicing our oppinions. Well the next morning I got an email from some other mod saying that some crap like "Here on HEF we strive to keep a professional workplace atmosphere and what not. We dont need people acting foolish. Ill look for the email. Might still have it if I didnt delete everything.

Edit: Looked for the email and I dont have it but you get the idea.
and its still funny.. :laugh:

Junior M
11-02-2009, 07:51 AM
Some of the stuff that gets guys banned at HEF makes sense. If you're going to act like a child on HEF, you will be treated like one. Typically, they'll suspend you for a few days first before you actually get the boot.
They totally skipped that step with us.. :laugh:

bobcat_ron
11-02-2009, 09:47 AM
HEF sucks.

Steve Frazier sucks donkey balls.

tmf lawn care
11-02-2009, 01:13 PM
nice work dirt
ron get that teck 150 bro

Junior M
11-02-2009, 05:58 PM
HEF sucks.

Steve Frazier sucks donkey balls.
...Thumbs Up

ShawnH
11-02-2009, 06:46 PM
I finally read this whole thread. :cool2: It took me about a week but it was interesting looking at all the pics Chris posted. Thank you for all the good information and before and after pics.

Dirtman2007
11-02-2009, 07:31 PM
I finally read this whole thread. :cool2: It took me about a week but it was interesting looking at all the pics Chris posted. Thank you for all the good information and before and after pics.

Thanks, I enjoy showing all the neat stuff I get to do. Hopefully its helpfull to someone:drinkup:

Bleed Green
11-02-2009, 07:54 PM
Chris you may have answered this already, I think I asked it before. Are there any pics over on HEF that you did not post on your thread here?

bobcatexc
11-02-2009, 08:30 PM
I'am proud to be banned from HEF


I wish they would bann your fatass here at Lawnsite to, so we wouldn't have to hear your BS.

Dirtman2007
11-02-2009, 08:50 PM
Chris you may have answered this already, I think I asked it before. Are there any pics over on HEF that you did not post on your thread here?

there maybe one or two pics but I've posted alot more of my stuff here.

Gravel Rat
11-02-2009, 08:56 PM
I got banned from HEF from bashing Dodge vehicals I guess Stevy boy didn't like it.

I had a few chances :laugh:

To be a member of Steve's little group you have to unzip his pants. I don't kiss azz to anybody.

Lawnsite has a better group of people anyways no not everybody agrees with each other.

I don't hold grudges and I don't get mad what is the point. Ya I may whine about my job but thats what happens when you work for the B.C. gov't. Atleast I'am employeed my job is gauranteed for life if I want it I may have a heart attack when I'am 35 but that is the way it goes.

Job stress eventually gets you especially when your dealing with thousands of people each year. One simple mistake could cost a bunch of people their life that is the job stress.

Some of you guys take things way too seriously.

Dieselnut
11-02-2009, 09:08 PM
HEF sucks.

Steve Frazier sucks donkey balls.

Got that right Ron

there maybe one or two pics but I've posted alot more of my stuff here.

So Chris what tires did you get? Looks good. Are they Cooper's?

Dirtman2007
11-02-2009, 09:18 PM
Got that right Ron



So Chris what tires did you get? Looks good. Are they Cooper's?

I think they are wild country's, either way they were about 140 bucks each...

Dirtman2007
11-02-2009, 09:23 PM
Todays drainage job nightmare, new addition on the house. they buried all the ends of the gutter drains, nobody knows where anything is at. I just dig, rip up something look at my buddy dumbfounded and keep on digging:dizzy:

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/001-171.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/002-173.jpg

Dirt Digger2
11-02-2009, 09:46 PM
:cry: i hope you're not putting that black slinky pipe in the driveway :cry:

Dirtman2007
11-02-2009, 09:51 PM
:cry: i hope you're not putting that black slinky pipe in the driveway :cry:

whats wrong with that? its down deep enough where its not going to get crushed. All the other black flex pipe thats been in the driveway for years is not crushed.

Craaaig
11-02-2009, 10:00 PM
you could do regular S&D, but me personally for peace of mind i would consider SCH 80 pipe

Scag48
11-02-2009, 10:21 PM
I would not use slinky pipe under a driveway, but that's just me.

Gravel Rat
11-03-2009, 12:53 AM
You can bury that stuff in sand so its not being compressed then put the gravel on top.

The reason why contractors here don't like it because it catches the goo and builds up inside. When I was in construction I got a good lecture why you don't use big O pipe. So it was more work using PVC but it is what the contractors wanted to use.

A battery powered recip saw with a long blade works good for cutting the PVC.

Dirtman2007
11-03-2009, 06:43 PM
I've come to the conclusion that I am allergic to operating a shovel. Something hurts on my body every day I use one. For the rest of the week I'm only picking up one to move it out of my way!

more drainline fun.
lots of pipes for one ditch.

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/001-172.jpg



http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/002-174.jpg


graded the driveway back out, spread some stone on it tomorrow.



http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/003-162.jpg

Bleed Green
11-03-2009, 09:06 PM
I will come and operate the shovel if it means that I get to operate or at least learn how to operate the tak and minis.

93turbo
11-03-2009, 10:51 PM
that flex pipe as you all call it works just fine and is cheaper then pvc easier to use and alot better if you have trees or rocks in your area. Less joints for roots to try and grow in and a rock wont break the side out of the pipe like reguler sewer drain pvc. Although please tell me your draining like 5 houses with those 6" lines

gene gls
11-03-2009, 11:14 PM
that flex pipe as you all call it works just fine and is cheaper then pvc easier to use and alot better if you have trees or rocks in your area. Less joints for roots to try and grow in and a rock wont break the side out of the pipe like reguler sewer drain pvc. Although please tell me your draining like 5 houses with those 6" lines

That pond is going to have to be dug bigger to handle all that extra water.....

Junior M
11-04-2009, 07:53 AM
That pond is going to have to be dug bigger to handle all that extra water.....
thats job security.. :laugh:

Ozz
11-04-2009, 07:05 PM
I got banned from HEF from bashing Dodge vehicals I guess Stevy boy didn't like it.

I had a few chances :laugh:

To be a member of Steve's little group you have to unzip his pants. I don't kiss azz to anybody.

Lawnsite has a better group of people anyways no not everybody agrees with each other.

I don't hold grudges and I don't get mad what is the point. Ya I may whine about my job but thats what happens when you work for the B.C. gov't. Atleast I'am employeed my job is gauranteed for life if I want it I may have a heart attack when I'am 35 but that is the way it goes.





Job stress eventually gets you especially when your dealing with thousands of people each year. One simple mistake could cost a bunch of people their life that is the job stress.

Some of you guys take things way too seriously.

Double check on that. The guys on DHS can't do 1 thread w/o a fight:laugh:

Dirtman2007
11-04-2009, 07:52 PM
thats job security.. :laugh:

Guess who dug that pond :)

Junior M
11-04-2009, 08:00 PM
Guess who dug that pond :)
Dammit boy!

Dirtman2007
11-04-2009, 08:19 PM
Dammit boy!

look at the pics and see if you can guess what I built in the back yard LOL






So I got some gravel hauled in and spread, made the job look good.


http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/001-173.jpg



http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/005-137.jpg


Off to the back yard to do a little maintainance work to the horse arena out back. This was the first arena I had ever built, I think I was 17 or 18 years old when I did this. Took me a little time but the lady had good faith in me doing a good job. To this day I still think this one is the best one I've done.


http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/003-163.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/004-154.jpg

Junior M
11-04-2009, 08:21 PM
Without even going back to look, I am going to say the dock? :p

Dirtman2007
11-04-2009, 08:35 PM
Without even going back to look, I am going to say the dock? :p

lol its 14,000 sq ft, in the pics above and you still missed it.. dang junior

Junior M
11-04-2009, 08:38 PM
lol its 14,000 sq ft, in the pics above and you still missed it.. dang junior
Sarcasm.. Dang Chris..

Dirtman2007
11-04-2009, 08:39 PM
Sarcasm.. Dang Chris..

It happens when you get demoted from my volvo to bouncing around on the kubotie all day...

Junior M
11-04-2009, 08:42 PM
It happens when you get demoted from my volvo to bouncing around on the kubotie all day...
Atleast its not a shovel!

Even though the bota is a step up from a shovel.

Not much of one, its like one foot on the next step. But hey, its a step!

Dirtman2007
11-04-2009, 08:49 PM
Atleast its not a shovel!

Even though the bota is a step up from a shovel.

Not much of one, its like one foot on the next step. But hey, its a step!

I prefer to call it my Cat D1 bulldozer lol

Junior M
11-04-2009, 08:56 PM
I prefer to call it my Cat D1 bulldozer lol
Go pick up your buddies D4 and you'd have every size of dozer needed, the D1, his D4, your Komatsu and the D8, many refer to as a Takkie.. :laugh:

Dirtman2007
11-06-2009, 09:17 PM
Todays big job for today, here's the big pond overflow project I've got going on.

buddy's 160 linkbelt

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/001-175.jpg

my dozer and his 135 tak

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/002-175.jpg

Where the overflow pipes will go

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/003-165.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/004-155.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/005-138.jpg

Yep looks packed to me:drinkup:

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/007-107.jpg
http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/015-23.jpg


Head wall arrived


http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/010-67.jpg

crane arriving and setting up

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/018-10.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/019-8.jpg


http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/020-11.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/021-8.jpg

reaching out to make sure the outriggers are on solid earth

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/022-8.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/023-5.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/024-6.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/025-2.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/026-1.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/027-3.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/028-5.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/029-1.jpg



Me down in the hole looking important
http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/033-1.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/031-2.jpg

bobcat_ron
11-06-2009, 09:49 PM
Any idea how much that chunk of concrete weighed?????

Dirtman2007
11-06-2009, 10:00 PM
Any idea how much that chunk of concrete weighed?????

According to the crane operator it weighed 34,000 lbs. That crane was pretty well maxed out. Had the operator sweating bullets when he pulled up, it was further away than he had planned. I had to take the dozer and make the path closer to the trench. Crane operators are a funny breed, they do everything textbook style, which absoluty drove us crazy. I prefer to get in a give it hell:laugh:

It was funny watching the crane operators face as we kept telling him boom out a little further, he was like I'm already 2' past my limit.

Danny Boy
11-06-2009, 10:03 PM
Looks like 9400 pounds to me:)

Edit, Oops I was a wee bit out...lol

93turbo
11-06-2009, 10:22 PM
LOL if it was only 9400lbs they would have just set it with the link belt.

Ozz
11-06-2009, 10:35 PM
LOL if it was only 9400lbs they would have just set it with the link belt.

I thought the did...:laugh:

Gravel Rat
11-06-2009, 10:57 PM
Thats not maxing the crane out it is what the crane is sitting on is the limiting factor. Ya If I was the crane operator I would be a little cautious too because the ground under the rear outriggers could give away and over goes the crane.

You probably couldn't slip a playing card between his butt cheeks.

I imagine once he swung it over the hole he wanted to get it down so he was only 2 feet off the ground.

Dirtman2007
11-07-2009, 06:50 PM
Thats not maxing the crane out it is what the crane is sitting on is the limiting factor. Ya If I was the crane operator I would be a little cautious too because the ground under the rear outriggers could give away and over goes the crane.

You probably couldn't slip a playing card between his butt cheeks.

I imagine once he swung it over the hole he wanted to get it down so he was only 2 feet off the ground.

I have a video of him setting the wall loading on youtube.

He kept it real close to the crane and close to the ground at all times. when it was ready to be set in the hole, he eased it down the side of the ditch.

Gravel Rat
11-07-2009, 07:12 PM
I have a video of him setting the wall loading on youtube.

He kept it real close to the crane and close to the ground at all times. when it was ready to be set in the hole, he eased it down the side of the ditch.

That is the safest way of doing it. I used to run cranes and worked with them you always want to keep the load low especially a hydraulic crane. The old conventional cranes with lattice booms you can let the brake go and the load will drop.

I bet you that crane operator working on your job was having a quick look every couple minutes at his out riggers to see if the ground was moving.

Dirtman2007
11-07-2009, 08:28 PM
Here are a couple of videos

Me grading the bottom of the trench while the remote controled rammax packs behind me.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zRjUUnc-ZF4


The crane setting the headwall

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o5TcAnAlgNY

Dirtman2007
11-11-2009, 02:24 PM
So I've been bored as all get out, cooped up in the house as it has been raining all night and day, another 4" of rain expected.

So I the bright idea to run down into the woods with the mini and ditch a couple areas that were puddling water... the result.

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/005-139.jpg


It came out pretty easy, just a bad feeling when you're trucking along and fall right into a sinkhole. Good thing the boom was low, thats what stopped it.

Its going to be a long week watching it rain everyday:cry:

Gravel Rat
11-11-2009, 02:35 PM
Your going to make the Case lovers :cry: over that picture :laugh:

Glad mud and sink holes are not a problem for my area.

1993lx172
11-11-2009, 02:57 PM
When did you get a Case?

Dirtman2007
11-11-2009, 03:07 PM
When did you get a Case?

oh its a friend of mines machine, he's got it at my house learning how to run the thing better.

Junior M
11-11-2009, 11:20 PM
Atleast you got something to drive to get out of the house.. :wall

Sure, I got the 3/4ton, but dam my wallet cries everytime I grab the keys.. :cry: :wall

tmf lawn care
11-12-2009, 12:08 AM
jr u got the 3/4 ton truck were the pics

Junior M
11-12-2009, 07:35 AM
jr u got the 3/4 ton truck were the pics
The one on the trailer is my DD that is currently up on the rack in the shop and I am pulling the tranny out of it.

the gold one is the 3/4ton. Sameone we've had sense I joined.

http://i480.photobucket.com/albums/rr164/JLM88_bucket/mytruck.jpg

Craaaig
11-12-2009, 08:53 AM
junior what kinda trailer is that, and how much you pay for it?

Junior M
11-12-2009, 05:04 PM
junior what kinda trailer is that, and how much you pay for it?
PJ and it was somewhere around $4,500.

tmf lawn care
11-12-2009, 05:59 PM
got to love pj trailers that are great

Junior M
11-12-2009, 06:11 PM
got to love pj trailers that are great
ramps are cheap.
dovetail is to short.
No closed box on the tongue.
single jack that I swear to god i am going to break my fingers off of when I let it up..

Dirtman2007
11-17-2009, 05:42 PM
ramps are cheap.
dovetail is to short.
No closed box on the tongue.
single jack that I swear to god i am going to break my fingers off of when I let it up..

Haha, quit your whinning.

But I will agree the jack sure does fly up fast when you pull the pin out!

So today I had a little drainage job in a back yard. in and out in less than 3 hrs.

Before

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/001-177.jpg

Trench dug, pipe in the trench and the boxes tied in.

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/002-177.jpg


covered up

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/003-167.jpg

matting down

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/004-156.jpg

back at the shop

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/005-140.jpg

Picked up a set of forks for the skid steer, $350, not too bad.

Tried them out picking up and stacking all my mud mats.

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/008-86.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/006-131.jpg

Junior M
11-17-2009, 06:11 PM
New tires on the truck I see.. What are they?

Dirtman2007
11-17-2009, 06:32 PM
New tires on the truck I see.. What are they?

they are called Wild Country, ride good but they hum a little going down the road.

DUSTYCEDAR
11-17-2009, 06:33 PM
yeah the crain beeping was a sign go easy

Junior M
11-17-2009, 07:27 PM
they are called Wild Country, ride good but they hum a little going down the road.
Not if you keep your foot on the throttle. :laugh:

I was just wondering, the chevy will be in need of tires, again, before long and I dont want such an aggressive tire. They wear way to fast.

And you were complaining about my truck squatting, I'd say yours is!

Dirtman2007
11-17-2009, 08:02 PM
Not if you keep your foot on the throttle. :laugh:

I was just wondering, the chevy will be in need of tires, again, before long and I dont want such an aggressive tire. They wear way to fast.

And you were complaining about my truck squatting, I'd say yours is!

Its because it has a real machine on the trailer! and 100 gallons of fuel in the tank.

Hanau
11-17-2009, 08:05 PM
Am I the only one that wants to see a video of your Ford towing the Volvo?

Show us that southern can do spirit Chris!

ARP
11-17-2009, 08:10 PM
Am I the only one that wants to see a video of your Ford towing the Volvo?

Show us that southern can do spirit Chris!

I'll second that wish!:drinkup: Show em' some Ford power Chris! lol

Hanau
11-17-2009, 08:18 PM
If he floors it hard enough he may just turn that Supercab into a crew cab.

Dirtman2007
11-17-2009, 08:18 PM
I'll second that wish!:drinkup: Show em' some Ford power Chris! lol

LoL, Find me a trailer with a 2, 5/16th hitch that will support the volvo and its a deal!

Hanau
11-17-2009, 08:20 PM
Just drive the Volvo onto that tri-axle trailer. Be gentle.

DeereMan85
11-17-2009, 08:23 PM
The Volvo should be fine on that trailer. Just make sure you put a couple blocks under the beaver tail to keep the tongue down. Oh, and use plenty of ratchet straps. You don't want the DOT on your case.

ARP
11-17-2009, 08:23 PM
LoL, Find me a trailer with a 2, 5/16th hitch that will support the volvo and its a deal!

Now you're just getting picky :nono: What happened to just loading up on the tag there, strappin her down with some bungee cords (ratchet straps would be better :rolleyes:), and like Hanau said, flooring it?

Hanau- do you have any army surplus trailers lying in hiding with a dolly under the front and that have a pintle hitch Chris can hook on to?

Hanau
11-17-2009, 08:28 PM
I'm sure these guys can hook Chris up:

www.idahomotorpool.com

Warning: The above link will give you a hard on if you're into big heavy trucks.

DeereMan85
11-17-2009, 08:28 PM
Where is GR? I'm on the edge of my seat waiting to hear how the truck and trailer would handle the grades and curves in BC.

Dirtman2007
11-17-2009, 08:32 PM
Would you look at this, Its been Exactly one year to this date that I started this thread with my daewoo Stuck balls deep in a pond... oh the momory.

126,683 views and almost 1900 replys!


here's to another great year of digging in the dirt:drinkup:

GWhunter
11-17-2009, 08:43 PM
Chris, any head gasket issues with all the towing you do? Everytime you post a pick I get to dreaming about rock free soil. I wish it was like that here.

Matt:dizzy:

Junior M
11-17-2009, 08:47 PM
Its because it has a real machine on the trailer! and 100 gallons of fuel in the tank.

Yeah, okay. Keep making excuses.. :rolleyes:

:laugh:

Am I the only one that wants to see a video of your Ford towing the Volvo?

Show us that southern can do spirit Chris!

that'd be awesome!

And yall can get off my case about ratchet straps, we've had this discussion before. :nono:

Dieselnut
11-17-2009, 08:53 PM
Am I the only one that wants to see a video of your Ford towing the Volvo?

Show us that southern can do spirit Chris!

Now that would be a good video.

Would you look at this, Its been Exactly one year to this date that I started this thread with my daewoo Stuck balls deep in a pond... oh the momory.

126,683 views and almost 1900 replys!

here's to another great year of digging in the dirt:drinkup:

Congrats Chris. Hope you have another good year. :drinkup:

What size sections do you get your slinkey pipe in? The only time I used it was on a small drain in my backyard. Used about 100' of 4 inch pipe.

Dirtman2007
11-17-2009, 08:54 PM
Chris, any head gasket issues with all the towing you do? Everytime you post a pick I get to dreaming about rock free soil. I wish it was like that here.

Matt:dizzy:

No, I've got 126K on it and no issues with that, I've had the injector problems but all that was covered under waranty.

Yeah its nice with no rock, thats not always the case tho.

Dirtman2007
11-17-2009, 08:56 PM
Now that would be a good video.



Congrats Chris. Hope you have another good year. :drinkup:

What size sections do you get your slinkey pipe in? The only time I used it was on a small drain in my backyard. Used about 100' of 4 inch pipe.

I use the 100' rolls when I'm the one man shows, If I have some help I go for the (250' or 200')? rolls. Now thats a large roll of 4" pipe:laugh:

today was all 6" pipe

Dieselnut
11-17-2009, 09:15 PM
I use the 100' rolls when I'm the one man shows, If I have some help I go for the (250' or 200')? rolls. Now thats a large roll of 4" pipe:laugh:

today was all 6" pipe

I know those rolls are a PITA to work with when they want to twirl and kink. I was looking around one day on tractor house and they have carts for 500'+ rolls. That looks like the way to do it. Shouldn't kink on there. Just stretch it out and trench.

Dirtman2007
11-17-2009, 09:43 PM
I know those rolls are a PITA to work with when they want to twirl and kink. I was looking around one day on tractor house and they have carts for 500'+ rolls. That looks like the way to do it. Shouldn't kink on there. Just stretch it out and trench.

I've got a system down for doing it, I still end up cussing before it all unrolled but I don't get the knots of twist.

Ok Now ya'll said it was not possible, but here's the volvo on the trailer.


168042


Ok now the time I just spent drawing that I could have been doing way more important things:laugh:

Dirtman2007
11-17-2009, 09:50 PM
Now this is a roll of pipe!

Junior M
11-17-2009, 09:50 PM
Ok now the time I just spent drawing that I could have been doing way more important things

Like what, make fun of me on here? :laugh:

btw, its out of scale and not chained down properly.. :p :laugh:

DeereMan85
11-17-2009, 09:53 PM
Told you it could handle it. Might be a touch tongue-heavy though.

Dirtman2007
11-17-2009, 09:57 PM
Like what, make fun of me on here? :laugh:

btw, its out of scale and not chained down properly.. :p :laugh:

Absolutly,

There is no choice for "straps" on paint, sorry junior.

I never said it was a 210, could be a 140!

Junior M
11-17-2009, 10:06 PM
Absolutly,

There is no choice for "straps" on paint, sorry junior.

I never said it was a 210, could be a 140!
when we said YOUR volvo, we meant the Volvo that you use and have put what, 3,000 hours on? As in a 210..

So, its out of scale.. :p

and you gotta be creative, straps would be easy, grap the yellow highlighter and call it a day.

Those would probably be just as effective as the real ones.. :laugh:

Dieselnut
11-17-2009, 10:22 PM
I've got a system down for doing it, I still end up cussing before it all unrolled but I don't get the knots of twist.

Ok Now ya'll said it was not possible, but here's the volvo on the trailer.


Ok now the time I just spent drawing that I could have been doing way more important things:laugh:

Wow that came out good. Did you make it in paint?

Now this is a roll of pipe!

Yes it is. Thats what they have the carts for

Absolutly,

There is no choice for "straps" on paint, sorry junior.

I never said it was a 210, could be a 140!

:laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh:

Craaaig
11-17-2009, 10:32 PM
what do they use to handle those rolls?

Dieselnut
11-17-2009, 10:44 PM
this is what I thought it was but I looked again and it is for irrigation lines. They could use a cable reel. Ill keep looking. You who might know......Farmerknowsbest. Think his real name is Wayne

http://www.tractorhouse.com/listingsdetail/detail.aspx?OHID=5668737

Dirtman2007
11-17-2009, 10:58 PM
this is what I thought it was but I looked again and it is for irrigation lines. They could use a cable reel. Ill keep looking. You who might know......Farmerknowsbest. Think his real name is Wayne

http://www.tractorhouse.com/listingsdetail/detail.aspx?OHID=5668737

His name is warren and the picture is one that he sent me haha!

Junior M
11-18-2009, 07:02 AM
Constructo would know, he does field drainage.

Dirtman2007
11-18-2009, 09:06 PM
Had to pick up some mud mats we loaned to a freind to use on one of his creek projects.

Got to use his new Pc228 to load them. Over all it was a nice machine. The zero turn sure was nice as I had no room to work and had to park the truck in the street to load them.

video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wn1zs055za8

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/002-178.jpg


A structure built in the creek, here's where all those boulders I loaded a few weeks back were hauled to.
Used to hold the grade of the stream bottom.... Some more obama money at work.

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/003-168.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/004-157.jpg


Passed a cat 375 getting loaded out for transit on the way home, yeah its a little blurry as I was already running off the road on the rumble strips:laugh:

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/005-141.jpg



Mats are starting to get rough, one more job then I think they well be sent to the burn pile

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/006-132.jpg

Junior M
11-18-2009, 11:04 PM
A little duct tape and scrap 2x4s will patch those up just fine..

Treemow
11-18-2009, 11:06 PM
I wish I had that PC228 and he had a feather.

Dirtman2007
11-18-2009, 11:07 PM
A little duct tape and scrap 2x4s will patch those up just fine..

lol, How would you rate my strapping junior:laugh:

Junior M
11-18-2009, 11:11 PM
lol, How would you rate my strapping junior:laugh:
Looks good, I'd loose the chain. It ruins the "look"

And your method of tieing up the slack sucks.. :laugh:

Dirtman2007
11-18-2009, 11:13 PM
Looks good, I'd loose the chain. It ruins the "look"

And your method of tieing up the slack sucks.. :laugh:

Don't be jelous on my tying off abilities

Junior M
11-18-2009, 11:21 PM
Don't be jelous on my tying off abilities
Please...

this is the only way, back across itself, then tie it a certain way, the more you slide it(or pull on the slack) the tighter it gets..

http://i480.photobucket.com/albums/rr164/JLM88_bucket/Work017-1.jpg

Craaaig
11-18-2009, 11:26 PM
junior you're criticizing while using straps to hold down a machine, not trying to offend, just sayin

Hanau
11-18-2009, 11:27 PM
Interesting, I always cut the end of the strap off and then throw it away after I unload. Are you guys reusing your ratchet straps?

Junior M
11-18-2009, 11:29 PM
junior you're criticizing while using straps to hold down a machine, not trying to offend, just sayin
Had this discussion before about straps, still going to use them until I get a dam good reason not too..

And we were just joking around with each other.. :hammerhead:

Dirtman2007
11-18-2009, 11:35 PM
Please...

this is the only way, back across itself, then tie it a certain way, the more you slide it(or pull on the slack) the tighter it gets..



No that requires way to much work. I'll keep my system, it works for me. less is more:drinkup:

Hanau
11-18-2009, 11:36 PM
Had this discussion before about straps, still going to use them until I get a dam good reason not too..

Pretty girls get extremely horny when they see equipment tied down with chains and binders.

Good enough?

Junior M
11-18-2009, 11:39 PM
Pretty girls get extremely horny when they see equipment tied down with chains and binders.

Good enough?
I was at your ex-wifes with that set up behind the Chevy and she didnt have a problem..

:drinkup: Never shoulda told me about her! :laugh:

Dirtman2007
11-18-2009, 11:42 PM
Pretty girls get extremely horny when they see equipment tied down with chains and binders.

Good enough?

Please don't get junior all excited before his bedtime. :laugh:

Hanau
11-18-2009, 11:43 PM
I said pretty girls Junior. My ex-wife spends her day sitting on the couch eating bon bons. She's a bit wide now. Whatever floats your boat.

Either this scope is distorting her or she's put on a good 30lbs since we divorced.

Junior M
11-18-2009, 11:46 PM
I said pretty girls Junior. My ex-wife spends her day sitting on the couch eating bon bons. She's a bit wide now. Whatever floats your boat.

Either this scope is distorting her or she's put on a good 30lbs since we divorced.
Ok, icksnay the ex-wife jokes, I dont like the heavy chicks, I heard GR is all over them though.. :laugh:


You mentioned a scope, you heard the joke about the 2 guys go hunting and one of them gets a new scope and he says, "Hey, I can see your house from here and your wife is cheating on you with another guy."

the other guy says, "Well shoot her in the head and shoot him in the you know."

New scope guy said, "Ah, I'll get that in one shot."
:laugh: :laugh:

ARP
11-18-2009, 11:47 PM
Hunting scope or telescope Hanau? :laugh:

ARP
11-18-2009, 11:49 PM
Dam Junior, you're fast on the responses tonight! lol That's 2x you've beaten me. I give up, I'm going to bed :laugh:

Hanau
11-18-2009, 11:49 PM
Telescopic rifle sight.

No, I'm not a crazy jealous ex-husband. It just appears that way.

Junior M
11-18-2009, 11:54 PM
Dam Junior, you're fast on the responses tonight! lol That's 2x you've beaten me. I give up, I'm going to bed :laugh:
Probably cause I've only read like 4 threads tonight, yall wont quit adding to them.. I need a pause!

ARP
11-18-2009, 11:58 PM
I lied... I'm back for one more post to make sure that you're staying on your toes Junior! lol :drinkup:

ARP
11-18-2009, 11:59 PM
And Hanau- I'm still laughing! :laugh:

Hanau
11-19-2009, 12:24 AM
2018HRS Ex-wife left couch, gave boyfriend a kiss (Bob's finger tightens on the trigger) and went to the kitchen.

2021HRS Ex-wife returns from kitchen with bowl of popcorn.

What? It's normal. Don't judge me, all of you do the exact same thing.

Hold on, be right back. Gotta check wind direction and speed.

Dirtman2007
11-24-2009, 06:44 PM
So back in action full force today, weather is still crappy but were so far behind right now.

Off this morning to go bury a 250 gallon propane tank.

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/001-178.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/002-179.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/003-169.jpg


Then off to go dig some footings for a new garage, This is the second time I've ever dug footings. Seems to turn out ok. The guy was very please with the way it turned out.

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/004-158.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/005-142.jpg


http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/006-133.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/007-108.jpg

Back to the shop with a couple of hours of light left, set the trash pile on fire.


http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/008-87.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/009-76.jpg



Then on the way home I was sent to go get some measurements for a estimate on knocking this old farm house and barn down. It was built in the late 1800's but is totally trashed and falling all to hell.

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/015-24.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/013-40.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/012-42.jpg

Danny Boy
11-24-2009, 09:32 PM
Why don't you just burn it where it stands? cause don't you burn it anyways:laugh:, Save your machine.

What width were those footings? looking good

Dirtman2007
11-24-2009, 09:50 PM
Why don't you just burn it where it stands? cause don't you burn it anyways:laugh:, Save your machine.

What width were those footings? looking good

I have to stack it up as it burns or it just burns a big hole out in the center.

Footings are 18" wide and atleast 12" deep to get below the frost line.

Gravel Rat
11-24-2009, 09:51 PM
Surprised you guys are allowed to bury propane tanks not allowed to do that here anymore all above ground.

The footings look good the ground is nice and hard they don't even need to use wood forms pour the concrete in.

Hanau
11-24-2009, 09:54 PM
I have to stack it up as it burns or it just burns a big hole out in the center.

Footings are 18" wide and atleast 12" deep to get below the frost line.

You're not using enough gasoline or applying it properly. You really should consult a professional on this. Go to the parole office and see if there's an arsonist out and about you can consult with. Do it right the first time.

NEUSWEDE
11-24-2009, 09:55 PM
you southern boys are lucky, just dig and bury the tank with that sandy soil, up here would be dig haul off and haul in screened sand. and then bury the line 18" down and back fill with screened sand atleat 2" around the line mostly why you never see small tanks like that one below ground here and simple footers have to go atleast 4' up here and dig out the center and back fill with sand.

That house doesn't look too bad must be crap on the inside the barn on the other hand don't touch it or it might fall in.

Dirtman2007
11-24-2009, 10:09 PM
you southern boys are lucky, just dig and bury the tank with that sandy soil, up here would be dig haul off and haul in screened sand. and then bury the line 18" down and back fill with screened sand atleat 2" around the line mostly why you never see small tanks like that one below ground here and simple footers have to go atleast 4' up here and dig out the center and back fill with sand.

That house doesn't look too bad must be crap on the inside the barn on the other hand don't touch it or it might fall in.

Yeah we have nice dirt.

That house is rougher than it looks. The barn still had horses in it, I was like you've got to be Sh*tting me. I was afraid to hook tape measure on it to pull the demensions.

Like the old saying goes its solid as a rock, lean on it and Wham haha

NEUSWEDE
11-24-2009, 10:19 PM
The barn still had horses in it, I was like you've got to be Sh*tting me. I was afraid to hook tape measure on it to pull the demensions.


was gonna ask about that as the hay looked fresh, you don't have to demo the horses too do you

wanabe
11-24-2009, 10:28 PM
The trench footings look good! Always makes it so much easier to pour them when no forming is needed!

Dirtman2007
11-25-2009, 07:34 PM
Todays little clearing and grading job. Homeowner is going to have a garage built and needed some trees cleared. there was also a old farm house in the mess. He told me a tornado torn it down about 20 years ago. All that was remaining was the old rock chimney's. I knocked one down and saved the other one for him.

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/003-170.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/004-159.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/005-143.jpg


tracking all the brush to the woods to pile it up.

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/006-134.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/007-109.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/010-68.jpg


Took the takkie and graded it all nice and smooth.

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/011-54.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/013-41.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/014-28.jpg



Cleaning up and knocking the fireplaces down
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tvDTVeT96yA

Gravel Rat
11-25-2009, 08:49 PM
You will have to watch out you may have a young guy with a bunch of fur on his face and has a Canadian accent posing as a repo man coming to see you. He says he will have to haul the Volvo back
to Canada :laugh:

Dirtman2007
11-25-2009, 09:04 PM
You will have to watch out you may have a young guy with a bunch of fur on his face and has a Canadian accent posing as a repo man coming to see you. He says he will have to haul the Volvo back
to Canada :laugh:

LOL I thought you said things were dead and work did not exist up there.

Gravel Rat
11-25-2009, 09:07 PM
Ron has broke his virginity on his brothers Volvo he wants another one your Volvo will do :laugh:

bobcat_ron
11-25-2009, 09:24 PM
Ron has broke his virginity on his brothers Volvo he wants another one your Volvo will do :laugh:

No way, that one has been used, and Chris has a bad case of flip-flop stink toe.

Dirtman2007
11-25-2009, 09:29 PM
No way, that one has been used, and Chris has a bad case of flip-flop stink toe.

I drive her hard, I doubt you'd be able to keep up anyways.

don't hate my operator shoes, you just wish you could rock the jobsite with them.

bobcat_ron
11-25-2009, 09:34 PM
I drive her hard, I doubt you'd be able to keep up anyways.

don't hate my operator shoes, you just wish you could rock the jobsite with them.

I would have to tie up all my long big toe hairs in a french braid to keep myself from tripping over them.

Dirtman2007
11-25-2009, 09:37 PM
I would have to tie up all my long big toe hairs in a french braid to keep myself from tripping over them.

take a lighter and burn it off, stinks like hell but it works wonders.

bobcat_ron
11-25-2009, 09:41 PM
take a lighter and burn it off, stinks like hell but it works wonders.

Then all I hear is screaming from all the hairs as they burn, like searing worms with a magnifying glass!

Gravel Rat
11-26-2009, 12:02 AM
Okay you guys quit talking about your stinky feet.

AEL
11-26-2009, 12:13 AM
I would take stinky feet talk over appocolypse in Bc talk any day....

Gravel Rat
11-26-2009, 01:11 AM
If you ever seen Ron's video of him laying in bed booting his cat off his bed with his wolf man foot we don't need any discussions about who has hairy toes.

ShawnH
11-26-2009, 11:51 AM
Chris I found the perfect Christmas gift for you from Tractor supply or maybe you can get it for Junior haha

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v308/shender944/Toys%20Jokes/Photo_112409_003.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v308/shender944/Toys%20Jokes/Photo_112409_002.jpg


The price was only $24. :cool2:

Junior M
11-26-2009, 11:53 AM
You ruined the surprise of christmas.. :cry: :wall

bobcat_ron
11-26-2009, 12:05 PM
Better find Chris a nice toy lowbed to move with too, and don't forget to make him some mud matts!

Tyler5652
11-26-2009, 12:10 PM
Chris I found the perfect Christmas gift for you from Tractor supply or maybe you can get it for Junior haha

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v308/shender944/Toys%20Jokes/Photo_112409_003.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v308/shender944/Toys%20Jokes/Photo_112409_002.jpg


The price was only $24. :cool2:

Weird you showed that Shawn, i was at Tractor Supply also and noticed it but did you see the remote control dozer they also had? It is 1/6 scale John Deere, the blade lowers and raises, had lights, rippers and was rated to push 10 lbs.

Tyler5652
11-26-2009, 12:18 PM
Managed to get this pic of it, not very good as it was taken from my cell

ShawnH
11-26-2009, 12:24 PM
I did see that and was almost tempted to buy it but I really need to spend my money on new gates instead to keep my real machine around. haha Whats funny is were both in TSC taking cell phone pictures of the toys. The John Deer tractor is cool too and its the same size as the dozer. :drinkup:

Dirtman2007
11-26-2009, 01:57 PM
Managed to get this pic of it, not very good as it was taken from my cell

I saw that too the otherday, But it was like over $100 right?

Anyways I have enough models on my walls

Junior M
11-26-2009, 02:04 PM
Chris, 3 shelf from the top, the white excavator right in the middle. What is that attachment?

Dirtman2007
11-26-2009, 02:08 PM
Chris, 3 shelf from the top, the white excavator right in the middle. What is that attachment?

its a deminer, used to demine old battle fields.

Tyler5652
11-26-2009, 02:28 PM
I did see that and was almost tempted to buy it but I really need to spend my money on new gates instead to keep my real machine around. haha Whats funny is were both in TSC taking cell phone pictures of the toys. The John Deer tractor is cool too and its the same size as the dozer. :drinkup:

I know i wanted to buy it, i even left and called them to see if they had layaway lmao. but i can see spending $139-169 on it only to play with it a few time, plus if the parts broke where would you get replacemnt parts lol.. Yeah pretty funny i looked like a little kid sitting on the floor opening up the boxes looking at the toys lol. The John Deere tractor was neat as well but the dozer had it beat by the long shot.

Tyler5652
11-26-2009, 02:56 PM
Btw Chris, How is your Takkie treating ya? Have ya looked into the TL250 its a beast

Dirtman2007
11-26-2009, 03:50 PM
Btw Chris, How is your Takkie treating ya? Have ya looked into the TL250 its a beast

Almost 1400 hrs on it and its still going strong. Yeah i've looked at the new TL250's nice machines, we may get one next year. Now that I have a dozer the skid steer does not get used as much. We shall see.

Tyler5652
11-26-2009, 04:55 PM
I was watching the tl250 yesterday its a beast. it was damn there as good as a komatsu d39 dozer they were using lol.

93turbo
11-27-2009, 12:19 AM
Dang Chris thats an awsome collection I bet you got some money wrapped up in them especially them big shovels on the bottom

Tyler5652
11-27-2009, 09:46 PM
Hey Chris, cant remember if you ever said if you owned your Volvo or Takkie or leasing it. If leasing how much does the Volvo run ya a month? And how much is the Takkie going for monthly?

Dirtman2007
11-27-2009, 10:03 PM
Hey Chris, cant remember if you ever said if you owned your Volvo or Takkie or leasing it. If leasing how much does the Volvo run ya a month? And how much is the Takkie going for monthly?

NO we would never lease anything. Just finance it all. Its all paid for now.

I think the volvo was around $3000 a month.

Dirtman2007
11-27-2009, 10:13 PM
Todays drain line wonder. Bash all you want but this is the way the engineer wanted it done so I do what the doctor ordered.

Small catch basin with a 4" pipe was not enough to carry all the run off water

So we replaced it with a 2'X2' box and 12" pipe.

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/001-179.jpg


setting the box

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/002-180.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/003-171.jpg

How many does it take to pack around a 2' box? 3 people, two trying to run one packer and one guy sitting on the excavator laughing.. me:laugh:


http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/004-160.jpg

This is when the smart engineer comes up with this idea. to drain the pipe we install a T and reduce a 12" pipe into two 6" pipes. so this cut down the volume the 12" pipe can carry by 50% as it take about (4) 6" pipes to equal what a 12" pipe will carry. Then we dump it out on the sidewalk:hammerhead:

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/006-135.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/007-110.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/008-88.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/011-55.jpg

matting down, lanscapers will cover it in mulch next week.

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/009-77.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/010-69.jpg

93turbo
11-27-2009, 11:30 PM
Oh my. well good job any how Chris even if the engineer is a moron

lawnboyblake
11-27-2009, 11:34 PM
Chris,
That looks like Ero-Tex C350 blanket....How does that work out for ya>? I used it last year in a problematic ditch as an alternative to riprap... Its what the engineer wanted. Worked well...Do you have the same results?

Dirtman2007
11-27-2009, 11:39 PM
Chris,
That looks like Ero-Tex C350 blanket....How does that work out for ya>? I used it last year in a problematic ditch as an alternative to riprap... Its what the engineer wanted. Worked well...Do you have the same results?

Yeah its C350 matting. comes on a 55' roll, aint cheap either. Works wonders for errosion control and really makes the job looks good. Still hate to get stuck putting it down.

Hanau
11-27-2009, 11:46 PM
How about a pic of you operating the red handled shovel.

Dirtman2007
11-27-2009, 11:48 PM
How about a pic of you operating the red handled shovel.

Thats not a shovel, oh lord no my fellow dirt digger. Thats what you call a firmly embedded leaning stick. Dot certified to give you long lasting results.

Hanau
11-27-2009, 11:56 PM
I spread 16 yards of river rock over 880 square feet by myself with one of those leaning sticks. Screwed up the bid, didn't have money to rent a mini-ex. It sucked.

Dirtman2007
11-28-2009, 12:00 AM
I spread 16 yards of river rock over 880 square feet by myself with one of those leaning sticks. Screwed up the bid, didn't have money to rent a mini-ex. It sucked.

Thats why you take a trip to the home depo and find some temp help:laugh:

Hanau
11-28-2009, 12:27 AM
Don't have Mexicans this far north. They freeze too easily.

Dirtman2007
11-29-2009, 10:13 AM
New company clocks came in and look nice. Little are to see the hour hand when its dark in the room but oh well.

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/001-180.jpg


After almost dying trying to use a extension ladder to clean the gutters on the shop I came up with this Idea. much safer IMO, nice level and stable work platform, no need to move ladders. Its perfect.
Gutter cleaning $95.00 a hour:laugh:


http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/002-181.jpg

93turbo
11-29-2009, 06:22 PM
Looks good Chris and I thought I was the only one who used my trackhoe for everything or so the wife says LOL I just got done hanging christmas lights this way except I put her in the bucket

Bleed Green
11-29-2009, 06:31 PM
I have a neighbor who did something like that but they were using a bobcat skid steer. They were standing in the bucket and raising themselves on the roof and back down. They also used the bobcat skid as scaffolding to put the siding on the house they were building. It all seemed a little unstable to me and a pretty bad idea, but I am not the one doing the work I guess.

Dieselnut
11-29-2009, 08:03 PM
Necessity is the mother of invention Chris. Way to Get R Done! Reminds me of the Redneck Rollercoaster video you made.:laugh:

Dirtman2007
11-29-2009, 08:15 PM
Necessity is the mother of invention Chris. Way to Get R Done! Reminds me of the Redneck Rollercoaster video you made.:laugh:

oh you should've seen us with the little Kubota tractor with the loader maxed out trying to reach the front gutters.

I'm trying to shoot for mid day wednesday going to the Auction, let me know if your boss will let you slip outa work, suppose to rain anyways. Of course thats the normal for here it seems:dizzy:

Dieselnut
11-29-2009, 08:22 PM
oh you should've seen us with the little Kubota tractor with the loader maxed out trying to reach the front gutters.

I'm trying to shoot for mid day wednesday going to the Auction, let me know if your boss will let you slip outa work, suppose to rain anyways. Of course thats the normal for here it seems:dizzy:

Mid day wed. Ill see what I can do. Hell the weatherman says its going to rain every day. Seems like a good job get paid to be wrong.

Right now I am a one man show on a big 3/4 mile complete driveway job. Clear it, rough grade, fine grade, fabric, spread road base and then drainage system of somesort. Ill let you know either way tomorrow night.

Dirtman2007
11-29-2009, 08:31 PM
Mid day wed. Ill see what I can do. Hell the weatherman says its going to rain every day. Seems like a good job get paid to be wrong.

Right now I am a one man show on a big 3/4 mile complete driveway job. Clear it, rough grade, fine grade, fabric, spread road base and then drainage system of somesort. Ill let you know either way tomorrow night.

Sounds like a plan, I'm gonna need to see some pics of your work now:laugh:

Barge Man
11-30-2009, 10:50 PM
Well dirt man it took four days but i went through all of the post. great job keep them coming

Dirtman2007
11-30-2009, 10:55 PM
Well dirt man it took four days but i went through all of the post. great job keep them coming

Thanks, Hopefully there will be a update tomorrow. Little demo to spice things up:drinkup:

Dirtman2007
12-01-2009, 10:01 PM
So today I had a little retaining wall demo, rip it out and load it into the dump trailer to take to the dump. My buddy came over with his F450 and helped haul a couple loads out.

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/DSC09488.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/DSC09489.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/DSC09490.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/DSC09491.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/010-70.jpg


http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/012-43.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/013-42.jpg

His F450 dump truck, new PJ trailer like mine and his case Mini. Dropping it off at the case dealer to get a hydro thumb installed on it.

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/007-111.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/008-89.jpg

P.Services
12-01-2009, 10:10 PM
boy oh boy thats a dream truck for me! a 450 like that would be perfect for the lawn maintenance crew.

Hanau
12-01-2009, 10:12 PM
That was an ugly wall.

Bleed Green
12-01-2009, 10:48 PM
So what are they going to do in place of that wall now that they have a huge dirt cliff in the front yard?

Dirtman2007
12-01-2009, 11:01 PM
So what are they going to do in place of that wall now that they have a huge dirt cliff in the front yard?

They are going to build another on out of treated 6X6 timbers. I'll take a pic tomorrow of the other wall I demo'd a week ago and they built. Looks really good.

stuvecorp
12-01-2009, 11:31 PM
They are going to build another on out of treated 6X6 timbers. I'll take a pic tomorrow of the other wall I demo'd a week ago and they built. Looks really good.

Friends don't let friends build walls with timbers.:laugh:

Although in 12-15 years then you can come back and sell them a Versa Lok wall.:)

Dirtman2007
12-01-2009, 11:34 PM
Friends don't let friends build walls with timbers.:laugh:

Although in 12-15 years then you can come back and sell them a Versa Lok wall.:)

I'm just hired to tear down and haul off the wall. They can build what they want!

Dirtman2007
12-04-2009, 09:07 PM
So I got the wall demo'd and hauled away

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/DSC00088.jpg

the new one the landscaper is building

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/DSC00089.jpg

So today I had to haul off some oak logs left over from a tree guy, too big to chip up and take them to the dump.

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/DSC09502.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/DSC09506.jpg

Then I was off to go fix a spill way that was washed out with all the rain we have had. Been getting calls all over to come look at doing repair work, really can't complain.

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/DSC09518.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/DSC09520.jpg

Done

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/DSC09523.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/DSC09522.jpg


Fixing another section

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/DSC09519.jpg

Did not want to ruin my brand new tracks so I used my mud mats!

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/DSC09521.jpg

Done

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/DSC09524.jpg


While I was at the Dump I got side tracked, I see equipment and I drop what I'm doing haha

New 350D Deere with the works, Check out the Air horns on top of the cab!

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/DSC09504.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/DSC09507.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/DSC09508.jpg

Now thats a thumb!

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/DSC09511.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/DSC09517.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/DSC09516.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/DSC09510.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/DSC09505.jpg

had to go check out all the old clunkers:laugh:

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/DSC09513.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/DSC09514.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/DSC09515.jpg


So I sit back and watch it rain again tomorrow...

T Scapes
12-04-2009, 09:11 PM
nice clunkers and i love that Deere

Craaaig
12-04-2009, 09:32 PM
sweet deere! you take it for a test run?

bobcatexc
12-04-2009, 11:39 PM
Rip Rap job looks good Chris, did you just end up raking all the rock back up the hill or did you have to bring in a couple of loads. You've got your eye on them Deere 350D here lately two in just a couple of days! We've got a Hitachi 350 (same machine) at work it's the cats ass, fastest and smoothiest I've ever ran.

Dirtman2007
12-05-2009, 12:13 AM
Rip Rap job looks good Chris, did you just end up raking all the rock back up the hill or did you have to bring in a couple of loads. You've got your eye on them Deere 350D here lately two in just a couple of days! We've got a Hitachi 350 (same machine) at work it's the cats ass, fastest and smoothiest I've ever ran.

Yeah I had to drag all that rock back up the hill. I'm going to talk them into installing some boulders about ever 20' accross to keep it from washing like it is.

I won't lie I think the Deere 350's are some good looking machines. I'd like to run one for a day. Its way to big for what we do but I never hurts to play on one right:drinkup:

hvy 1ton
12-05-2009, 12:31 AM
I won't lie I think the Deere 350's are some good looking machines. I'd like to run one for a day. Its way to big for what we do but I never hurts to play on one right:drinkup:

Oh come one, one of those will fit on a tractor with a drop and a 3 axle trailer, it's only 70,000lbs.

Gravel Rat
12-05-2009, 12:44 AM
You want to buy a fuel pig buy a John Deere. The last Ritchie Bros in Surrey there was a few 350 Deere excavators they sold cheap nobody wants them.

You are better off with a Hitachi 350 the Isuzu burns half the fuel. The Loggers tried the John Deere road builders they have the high walker undercarriage and 2 bar grouser pads. The Deere burned too much fuel they got rid of them and went back to Hitachi.

AEL
12-05-2009, 07:41 PM
Looks like that D7 could use some new shoes!

And i agree with GR (never thought id say that) but the izuzu motors are way better then the deere motors. Cant even remember how many times the 992 elc had its motor out for rebuilding. Our 450 dlc has the izuzu and it has been problem free. Still guzzles the fuel but its alot better then the deere motor.

Dirtman2007
12-07-2009, 06:48 PM
Well today I managed to get no pics of my little project but I did manage to find some pretty next old equipment at a old sand pit I was hauling too.

Old Northwest shovel and dragline.
http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/Random%20Construction/001-14.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/Random%20Construction/002-17.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/Random%20Construction/003-18.jpg


Interesting little crane

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/Random%20Construction/004-21.jpg


Big ol D9G

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/Random%20Construction/005-22.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/Random%20Construction/006-19.jpg

OrangeToys
12-07-2009, 06:58 PM
you are so lucky to have big toys to play with and be around lol

Bleed Green
12-07-2009, 07:27 PM
How big would you say that dragline bucket is Chris? I have heard that some are big enough to fit a semi in. I am sure that one is not but I have heard that some are.

Dirtman2007
12-07-2009, 07:36 PM
How big would you say that dragline bucket is Chris? I have heard that some are big enough to fit a semi in. I am sure that one is not but I have heard that some are.

Its hard to say, I'll walk over and get some better pics of the stuff tomorrow. I'd say it is somewhere around 6-8 yards

1993lx172
12-07-2009, 07:37 PM
Try watching some of this guy's vids, he really knows a lot about this stuff and he gets some really cool equipment in almost all of his vids. http://www.youtube.com/user/Miningpower

To me it looks maybe to be 7 and 10 yards???? I'm just guessing on this one, i have no clue.

Dirtman2007
12-07-2009, 07:41 PM
Try watching some of this guy's vids, he really knows a lot about this stuff and he gets some really cool equipment in almost all of his vids. http://www.youtube.com/user/Miningpower

To me it looks maybe to be 7 and 10 yards???? I'm just guessing on this one, i have no clue.

Yeah Justin is pretty cool. He makes a lot of mining videos, good stuff if anyone is interested in videos of the stuff. I'd love to do a ride along on a PC4000!

Dirtman2007
12-08-2009, 06:49 PM
Had a nice little job to finish the day out with. backfilling a basement and grading a driveway. Had 103 tons of stone hauled in and had it all graded and spread in 2.5 hrs

Garage to backfill.

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/002-182.jpg

My stone pile

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/001-181.jpg
http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/003-172.jpg

All filled and graded.


http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/004-161.jpg


Building a circular drive. Scraping all the grass off then stoning it all.

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/005-145.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/006-136.jpg


http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/007-112.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/008-90.jpg

My Little D8


http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/009-78.jpg


5PM somewhere

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/010-71.jpg

flairland
12-08-2009, 07:14 PM
Lol, the D8 looks good! I really want to try out a Takeuchi sometime, seems to be the lawnsite rave lately. You dont need a base under the driveway out where you are?

Gravel Rat
12-08-2009, 07:23 PM
Ronald will have some Takki pictures if he ever buys one and gets rid of the yellow p*ssy :laugh:

bobcat_ron
12-08-2009, 07:40 PM
Ronald will have some Takki pictures if he ever buys one and gets rid of the yellow p*ssy :laugh:

I just had someone from a big company looking at it this afternoon, I'm gonna start my chanting now!

Gravel Rat
12-08-2009, 07:55 PM
You better be praying tonight that somebody buys your Cat before you have to spend your life savings on new tracks and undercarriage.

Finning's has their parts dept back room all ready for you with a nice table for you to bend over :laugh:

Dirtman2007
12-08-2009, 08:55 PM
Lol, the D8 looks good! I really want to try out a Takeuchi sometime, seems to be the lawnsite rave lately. You dont need a base under the driveway out where you are?

Yeah you'll love the takkies. I was running a bobcat S175 this morning, you can't even begin to compare the two as far as smoothness

I didn't spend too much time on the driveway, just needed to get rid of the extra stone that the builder had. By the time the concrete trucks come and everyone else they will pack it down good and then a light coat at the end and it will be perfect.

Dirtman2007
12-09-2009, 06:06 PM
So today I took the takkie up to VA to my next project. Clearing off a pond dam and dredging the pond out.

Pic of the F350 and takkie for ARP
http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/002-183.jpg

Filling up the siphon pipe.

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/003-173.jpg

Pond to be dredged out

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/004-162.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/005-146.jpg

Some determined damn beaver. That tree was a good 16" in diameter.

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/006-137.jpg

ARP
12-09-2009, 06:21 PM
Haha- nice pic Chris! I think we should call it "Snow White and the Dwarf D8 dozer" :laugh:

You have some impressive beaver down there :rolleyes::laugh:

Dirtman2007
12-09-2009, 06:48 PM
Haha- nice pic Chris! I think we should call it "Snow White and the Dwarf D8 dozer" :laugh:

You have some impressive beaver down there :rolleyes::laugh:

Haha, Yeah that little D8 has about 750 yards of mud to move one bucket full at the time!

Junior M
12-09-2009, 07:20 PM
Haha, Yeah that little D8 has about 750 yards of mud to move one bucket full at the time!
:eek: :eek: Thats alot!

Dirtman2007
12-09-2009, 07:47 PM
:eek: :eek: Thats alot!

nah I can move all that in one 8 hr day with the little D8

Junior M
12-09-2009, 07:53 PM
nah I can move all that in one 8 hr day with the little D8
well it seems like alot!

AEL
12-09-2009, 07:59 PM
Truck looks nice chris! How long do you figure that pond will take? Is it just you doing it?

Bleed Green
12-09-2009, 09:37 PM
what are you gonna do with all that mud just build the pond dam?

Dirtman2007
12-09-2009, 09:40 PM
what are you gonna do with all that mud just build the pond dam?

spread it out in the field beside it.

ClearViewGroup
12-09-2009, 10:22 PM
where in va you working chris...thats my neck of the woods!

Dirtman2007
12-09-2009, 10:38 PM
where in va you working chris...thats my neck of the woods!

southhill somewhere

middle of nowhere!

nedly05
12-10-2009, 06:29 AM
Hey Chris, how many ton is that trailer with the dwarf D8 on it rated for? Can you move a 6 ton machine with it? Nice set-up!

Dirtman2007
12-10-2009, 06:37 AM
Hey Chris, how many ton is that trailer with the dwarf D8 on it rated for? Can you move a 6 ton machine with it? Nice set-up!

Its rated for 21,000 LBS

Dirtman2007
12-10-2009, 09:43 PM
Makes for a long day when its a 3.5 hr round trip to the job

Area to be dredged

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/006-138.jpg

A dirtboy and his mats unite

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/005-147.jpg

transfering it back

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/007-113.jpg


then I'd hop on the Skid steer and haul it up to the field

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/012-44.jpg


Making some progress

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/022-9.jpg

Nice big scoops of wet mud!

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/028-6.jpg

a couple of evening shots before I went home

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/014-29.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/015-25.jpg

Junior M
12-10-2009, 09:48 PM
home? as in Raleigh? or your uncles place up there?

Bleed Green
12-10-2009, 09:51 PM
what did u put in about a 10 hour day today?

Dirtman2007
12-10-2009, 09:53 PM
what did u put in about a 10 hour day today?

I left the house at 545 am, got home at 715pm

3 meals on the road sucks


Yeah I'm back in Raleigh Junior. If you were able to come up you'd be running the takkie for me.

Bleed Green
12-10-2009, 09:54 PM
well that is one long day for sure. 545 is an early start.

Junior M
12-10-2009, 09:54 PM
I left the house at 545 am, got home at 715pm

3 meals on the road sucks


Yeah I'm back in Raleigh Junior. If you were able to come up you'd be running the takkie for me.
Pay me and I'll be there! Hard to pay for fuel with IOU cards. :laugh:

Dirtman2007
12-10-2009, 09:56 PM
Pay me and I'll be there! Hard to pay for fuel with IOU cards. :laugh:

The experience you get from running a real machine should take care of that expense:laugh:

Bleed Green
12-10-2009, 09:58 PM
The experience you get from running a real machine should take care of that expense:laugh:

Plus I'm sure that work would be more fun than school any day.

Junior M
12-10-2009, 10:00 PM
The experience you get from running a real machine should take care of that expense:laugh:
well just give me what you make that day and we'll call it even..

after all, the laughs you'll get from me running ISO controls will cover the expense.. :p :laugh:

Barge Man
12-10-2009, 10:06 PM
How far do you usually travel for work dirtman?

Dirtman2007
12-10-2009, 10:11 PM
How far do you usually travel for work dirtman?

I've gone up to 3 hrs oneway away. if its over 2.5 hrs one way we stay in a hotel

Dirtman2007
12-11-2009, 06:39 PM
Well today was interesting from the start... someone forgot to check the forecast and it got into the 20's last night.

Liquid mud on the machines undercarriages was not so liquid this morning:laugh:

The skid steer was almost froze up solid. had to take a pick and pick the frozen mud out of the bucket groves so the cylinder would not bend.

Also had to do a one track crawl with the excavator till she broke loose.

Digging the rest of the mud out

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/001-182.jpg

skid steer scooping it up and hauling it away.
And yes junior we moved 800 yards of mud in 7 hrs with the skid steer!:weightlifter:

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/002-184.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/005-148.jpg

Putting on my grading bar to grade all the muck out

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/007-114.jpg


Before, thats alot of mud to move in 7 hrs with a skid steer!

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/008-92.jpg


With a smooth hand you can get the wetest mud looking good!

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/010-72.jpg

Done

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/011-56.jpg

pond is finished

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/012-45.jpg

Ozz
12-11-2009, 06:42 PM
[QUOTE=Dirtman2007;3316277]Well today was interesting from the start... someone forgot to check the forecast and it got into the 20's last night.

Liquid mud on the machines undercarriages was not so liquid this morning:laugh:

The skid steer was almost froze up solid. had to take a pick and pick the frozen mud out of the bucket groves so the cylinder would not bend.

Also had to do a one track crawl with the excavator till she broke loose.

Chris I envy you... It was in the 20's for the high today...:laugh:

stuvecorp
12-11-2009, 06:47 PM
I do like that beam you made.

Dirtman2007
12-11-2009, 06:53 PM
Chris I envy you... It was in the 20's for the high today...:laugh:

I thought I was going to freeze to death. thank god the volvo has a heated seat in it, it damn sure felt good this morning!

Junior M
12-11-2009, 07:03 PM
that just seems like alot of mud!

How many tandems is that? yard wise..

Dirtman2007
12-11-2009, 07:08 PM
that just seems like alot of mud!

How many tandems is that? yard wise..

that would be about 65 tandems at 12 yards each.

Alpha Property
12-11-2009, 10:45 PM
wow..... it only took 4 days to do it, but i have read the entire thread here now aswell, you guys get to do some crazy work down there, wish we had the market around here for doing all that work, i'd be trading in my mowers for sure!

Ozz
12-11-2009, 10:51 PM
I thought I was going to freeze to death. thank god the volvo has a heated seat in it, it damn sure felt good this morning!

You're so lucky. I'm running a saw in this weather...:cry:

Dirtman2007
12-11-2009, 11:14 PM
wow..... it only took 4 days to do it, but i have read the entire thread here now aswell, you guys get to do some crazy work down there, wish we had the market around here for doing all that work, i'd be trading in my mowers for sure!

Thanks, Its fun to get to do so many different types of jobs

Dirtman2007
12-13-2009, 10:34 AM
got a emergency call from a good customer saying we need 600' of temporary side walk installed ASAP
Arrived yesterday and they had already had some stone delivered.

My gracious was it freaking cold yesterday... I got spoiled running the equipment with cabs... back to the open cab crap

Using their Deere 110 backhoe/loader to haul the stone over so the areas, so much faster than my little kubota.

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/004-163.jpg

I'd take the excavator, grade the area off and strip the sod off.

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/001-183.jpg

haul the stone in, grade it and roll it

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/005-149.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/006-139.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/007-115.jpg

Junior M
12-13-2009, 10:35 AM
looks great!

T Scapes
12-13-2009, 06:31 PM
nice where is it and what are they building there?

WillieWonka1850
12-13-2009, 07:22 PM
Those 110s are nice but I like Kubota's new L45 better, more features than the 110.

Anyway nice job, Chris! :cool2:

Ozz
12-13-2009, 09:20 PM
Those 110s are nice but I like Kubota's new L45 better, more features than the 110.

Anyway nice job, Chris! :cool2:

That makes 2 of us!

Dirtman2007
12-13-2009, 10:42 PM
nice where is it and what are they building there?

look in the 4th pic, they are building a exact copy of that building there.

the 110 wasnice but very unstable with a full bucketfull. even with the rear tiller its tippy.

I stood it up on two wheels and had to get the excavator over to push down on the bucket so it wouldn't flip over. bout pissed all over myself I must add.

1993lx172
12-13-2009, 11:27 PM
My uncle has a tiller like the on the back of the 110 and it's real light. He runs his with a Ford 901 (or 801 I can't remember which one it is i haven't seen it up close in about five years) and those smaller fords are known for being light in the front and he has no problems with it picking the front end up. If you had the box blade on it like the last time you had it in your pictures or the backhoe you wouldn't have had any problems.

RedRebel
12-14-2009, 12:21 AM
What do youall call that gravel up there?

1993lx172
12-14-2009, 12:32 AM
I've heard it called "crusher run," basically gravel with the fines mixed in it. From what I was told (I shadowed a civil engineer when I was a sophomore in high school and I was helping survey for the next layer of this stuff (holding the pole with the measurements on it at each point) on a new section of interstate and that's what I was told it's called. It apparently packs better for a more stable base.

Barge Man
12-14-2009, 09:30 AM
It looks like 304, well thats what our 304 looks like:rolleyes:

jokers dirt
12-14-2009, 10:34 AM
We call that crushin run here. just wonder what everbodies price is on it ours is $250 a load

Krafty
12-14-2009, 11:17 AM
called 1" down around here and it runs about $5.00 a ton picked up from the quarry.

Barge Man
12-14-2009, 04:40 PM
Right around $7.00 per ton

Dirtman2007
12-14-2009, 07:03 PM
We call that crushin run here. just wonder what everbodies price is on it ours is $250 a load

Yeah we call in Crushin run here as well. At the quarry its called ABC.

AWJ Services
12-14-2009, 08:14 PM
We call that crushin run here. just wonder what everbodies price is on it ours is $250 a load


Is that just for the material?


Delivered the best I get is 17 a ton but most get 19 a ton.
All the indepenedent drivers here say they pay 14 a ton for it.

Dirtman2007
12-14-2009, 08:22 PM
So today I finished up the 600' long temp sidewalk. Ended up hauling about 75 tons of crushin run in to make it.




Guess what. it was too much for the deere, she blew a bucket line and had to be parked until the new line arrive. Saved by the Kubota:weightlifter:

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/004-164.jpg


oneday the sun will shine again, until then we splish and splash around in the mud!

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/001-184.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/002-185.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/003-174.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/006-140.jpg


http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/005-150.jpg


Caught rons dirty pussy being hauled down the road at 75 MPH with one ratchet binder keeping it on the trailer


http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/008-93.jpg

Junior M
12-14-2009, 08:28 PM
I am mad that looks like your buddies truck.. :laugh: