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Dirtman2007
01-23-2010, 01:42 PM
Saw these machines yesterday so I stopped by to check it out. laying a 15" PVC sewer 10' deep in the ground. do you really need a Pc1000 and a cat 375?!? Its all nice soft topsoil.

some pics

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/Random%20Construction/DSC00425.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/Random%20Construction/DSC00426.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/Random%20Construction/DSC00433.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/Random%20Construction/DSC00427.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/Random%20Construction/DSC00429.jpg

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/Random%20Construction/DSC00430.jpg

KrayzKajun
01-23-2010, 01:47 PM
wow! no such thing as overkill!!

Blue Goose
01-23-2010, 01:59 PM
Surely they must have other uses for those machines on that job than just that. The mobilization and operational costs would be a killer if that was all they were being charged off against...

Gravel Rat
01-23-2010, 02:43 PM
Those machines were not on another job near by ? so they are using them on this job.

It would be atleast 2000 dollars each to lowbed those machines then you have to strip them to move them.

Craaaig
01-23-2010, 04:03 PM
Chris, I actually found out that the PARK near you is a direct affiliate of the one near me

Scag48
01-23-2010, 05:00 PM
The only advantage of running a hoe that large for 10 foot depth is the rate of speed you can get pipe in the ground. I bet they can do 800 feet a day running a hoe of that size. I'm not sure, but I'd bet they're putting the pipe together above ground then slinging it in, in which case the main hoe can just bail like hell. No boxes or anyone in the ditch, you can haul ass laying pipe like that.

Danny Boy
01-23-2010, 05:20 PM
I like the compaction wheel in the first pic, thats cool

curtisfarmer
01-23-2010, 05:37 PM
Park is from New Ispwich, NH right? Right by me and I have never seen that equipment, but same logo for sure.

Craaaig
01-23-2010, 05:38 PM
close, believe they are based in Fitzwilliam

Dirtman2007
01-23-2010, 05:49 PM
Chris, I actually found out that the PARK near you is a direct affiliate of the one near me

thats pretty cool, seems like this branch keeps the same equipment down here. They have a pc1250, pc1000, cat 375, cat 350, and many smaller machines.

here's a pic of their pc1250, man this things huge!
http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee145/Letsdig18/Random%20Construction/013-6.jpg

KrayzKajun
01-23-2010, 05:51 PM
damN!!!!!! thts a big ass machine!

Bigred350
01-23-2010, 07:28 PM
"go big or go home"

ProTouch Groundscapes
01-25-2010, 02:25 AM
the TESSA CORP vids of their PC1250 are pretty sweet and give you an idea of their size.

curtisfarmer
01-25-2010, 10:14 AM
Thats "Testa", he is a local Boston/ North Shore guy who got HUGE :weightlifter:

ProTouch Groundscapes
01-25-2010, 10:44 AM
yea, sorry bout that, should've looked it up b4 posting

oakhillslandscaping
01-25-2010, 10:56 AM
close, believe they are based in Fitzwilliam

i heard they were out of mason NH

those machines were most likely up in New England in 2003-2005 they had a massive project in NH and had to deal with large ledge and hard clay

curtisfarmer
01-25-2010, 11:03 AM
Those Testa vids are awesome. They do alot of demo in Boston/metro area.

ProTouch, sorry, wasn't trying to be a jerk, I was trying to be specific so people could youtube the vids. :waving:

oakhillslandscaping
01-25-2010, 11:50 AM
Those Testa vids are awesome. They do alot of demo in Boston/metro area.

ProTouch, sorry, wasn't trying to be a jerk, I was trying to be specific so people could youtube the vids. :waving:

word on the street is cause the mafia owns them thats how the got so big they are union run

ProTouch Groundscapes
01-25-2010, 12:21 PM
Those Testa vids are awesome. They do alot of demo in Boston/metro area.

ProTouch, sorry, wasn't trying to be a jerk, I was trying to be specific so people could youtube the vids.

no offense taken! i posted that last night and this morning when i jumped on here and wanted to see what threads i posted on, I thought to myself "Is it Tessa or Testa?" then i saw your post. ya they have some cool stuff, like the GM plant demo or the vid of them doing the Ultra High Demo of the Furnace tower, their UHD PC1250 has to work alongside the cutter crews working out of the cherry pickers.

jimmyjack
01-25-2010, 09:47 PM
a friend of mine that i work with was on a slurry wall project last winter where they were using a pc1250 long reach to dig with , think he said it was digging 90ft down ...... i dont have any of his pics but i found this one of the same machine , so THIS IS NOT MY PIC , just using it as an example.....

tmf lawn care
01-26-2010, 02:20 AM
chris i though u guys bougth a pc1250 long arm. :usflag::weightlifter::cool2::drinkup:

DirtMerchant
01-31-2010, 04:20 PM
We custom fabbed a ex75 12" digging bucket onto our 330 this past summer.
The wrist of the machine was taller then the bucket. But we needed to put alot of hydro in the ground fast. We were digging in soft sand and the machine was on sight. So was the welder.