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Old 08-02-2009, 07:14 AM
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A few Army pics

I figure you guys might get kick out of the heavy junk out in Desert of Ft. Irwin, CA.

Bobcat in disguise.


A HET moving a Deere 330


Old D7 after back blading in the Moon Dust


A Deere 230 and 330 at the excavation site


Hehe anybody that is/was in the military should know what this means.


Road to no where was our project, total length about 7 miles.


The Michigan that was used until someone decided to put JP8 in the Hydro tank.


Maintance guys trying to beat the 140* temp's. (one of Miss Stiehl's pictures)
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Old 08-02-2009, 09:20 AM
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Jeez, looks dusty, I'd hope the military is nice enough to give yall cabs!

And I feel sorry for the guy that was running the D7..
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Old 08-02-2009, 10:29 AM
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Jeez, looks dusty, I'd hope the military is nice enough to give yall cabs!

And I feel sorry for the guy that was running the D7..
That is how our jobs sites look in the summer with that much dust.
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Old 08-02-2009, 10:39 AM
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Sooo, uhhh, what's under the rock pile?

A dookie pile?

At least if the enemy starts shooting at the Bobcat's, it's not going to be a waste of ammunition.
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Old 08-02-2009, 11:21 AM
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What was your training like on driving trucks and operating equipment in the military? CDL school, heavy equipment training, etc.?? I like the pictures. It reminds me of my old job I had last Winter.
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Old 08-02-2009, 01:57 PM
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That is how our jobs sites look in the summer with that much dust.
Ours get bad, but dam, thats freakin horrible, atleast we got a chance of rain to knock it down..
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Old 08-02-2009, 04:05 PM
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Ours get bad, but dam, thats freakin horrible, atleast we got a chance of rain to knock it down..
This year has been better but last year when we went almost 3 months without rain they where all like that.You Harley rake a yard and the whole neighborhood is covered in red clay.
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Old 08-02-2009, 05:51 PM
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What is the military using all that heavy equipment for? What are they digging for?
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Old 08-02-2009, 06:52 PM
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Building roads in a new section of Ft. Irwin, and we werent really digging more like mining for the shale out the side of a mountian

AWJ it rained out there two night for seriously maybe a minute and then it was done. Besides that D7 after that picture was completely tan even the top of the roof.

Jr if the dozer did have a cab it would be like the rest of the equipment that does have cabs, no air conditioning turns cabs into ovens. You'd be lucky if the one small fan would work.

LDH there really isn't no extensive training for CDL's in the miltitary cause with operating military vehicles you don't have to have a CDL, though you can obtian a CDL easier if you have a letter of recomdation from the motor pool and a M916A1 or A3 on you military drivers license. Also their is the MOS School that now all Operators must go through as the military combined Horizantal, Vertical, and Crane operation into one school now.

Ron you are correct, no porta poddy's out there yet.

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Bored enough to start chasing lizards and compacting sand.lol


Martin dancing on the back of the tanker.


Start of the finished project.


Stockpiling a few loads of gravel.


Our clean D7 at the MILES site


HET pulling a Scraper


Sandstorm at 3pm
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Those trucks are oshkosh's correct? what are they powered with?
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