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Old 06-27-2002, 02:48 AM
marley marley is offline
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how do you start a paving service

i have a friend who is interested in starting an asphalt paving service. he does not really have a way to get on the net so i am trying to help him. any advice would be apreciated,thanks.
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Old 10-21-2002, 02:13 AM
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mike9497 mike9497 is offline
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Location: east haven connecticut
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i can tell you one thing.try to work for a small company like i learn a whole don`t need much in equipment.start off just doing driveways i would look into a large skidster,leeboy gas roller and a single screw dump.i used a 1986 case 580E backhoe a ford LA8000 single screw dump,ford f250, and a small lee boy 9 hp roller.start out just doing patch work then start getting into smaller driveways.after about 2 years u can find a used paver and find another dump truck then u can get into doing some big fun stuff
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