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Old 11-17-2008, 07:55 PM
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Well my day was going just nice and good until I got a phone call from the bossman saying that he had just buried the daewoo out in the middle of a pond were getting ready to dredge out. So I made a mad day over to the site to help in the recovery. The daewoo is sitting on TWO 8'X16' mud mats. that's just how wet this place is.
What I stubbled apon






ok now I've got water in the cab, holly Sh*t. the battery box is under water and the machines still sinking.




crap it's damn near going outa site.



I've got my volvo on the way and the bossman just picked up some mats.



The volvo had just arrive, two hours until dark, gotta get going.



Working it's way out on the mats



Finally reached the daewoo, started digging out in front of the machine to get some more mats under it.



My oh my....




Alright now we got the front of the machine up some.





Slow but steady





Alright now it too muddy to get out, passed the camera off and gave the daewoo all she had.




Here's me doing some serious thinkin



Now the volvo is getting bogged down.



Were getting there... I guess
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Now the volvo is really down deep, I'm not in a very good postion. I've got 12" of mud in the cab, having to kick it out so I can see the track pedals and It's getting dark!





Now it's dark, I'm standing on a sinking ship.... too dark for anymore pictures



Well It took some work but we got them both out. Now the clean up begins. Only one bent pannel door.. and It has to be on my freaken volvo [-( But atleast their out.





I guess we'll have to figure out plan "B" tomorrow...
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Old 11-17-2008, 08:01 PM
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Holy crap. At least you got them both out.
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Old 11-17-2008, 08:12 PM
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next time call Triple A
OR should it be Sea Tow?
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Old 11-17-2008, 08:14 PM
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WOW! That is mucky mud!
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Old 11-17-2008, 08:18 PM
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Ha! Ive buried a machine that bad before, that sucks.

I buried a Volvo 220, it took a 300 to get her out
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Old 11-17-2008, 08:17 PM
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About 5 - 7 years ago, a neighbor got one of the small Sunbelt Rentals one's stuck in a mudpit about as deep as you did that. We tried for a while to get it out with a IH w/ a FEL but it didn't budge. Eventually he had to have Sunbelt come out with a crane and pick it out. It was interesting to watch though.
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Old 11-17-2008, 08:19 PM
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WOW...i hope i never have to deal with anything that stuck.
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Old 11-17-2008, 09:32 PM
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I'am glad we don't have conditions like that

If the machine was sitting on a swamp pad that has to be pretty soft

I think you guys should build some pontoons for your excavators
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Old 11-17-2008, 09:34 PM
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Man that thing looked STUCK!
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Old 11-17-2008, 09:37 PM
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man, i would of pulled one of our 4x4 fire trucks around there and yanked that SOB outta there!
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