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Old 10-25-2012, 09:29 PM
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well for the last 25 to 30 years around here the vibratory plow is used , Bought mine in 1983. I have used a trencher 5 or 6 times since 1983 , never for a complete system , only trenched where it was too dangerous to run the plow ( crossing a steep slope )
Please elaborate on this. I always feel more comfortable on slopes when the plow is in the ground. It seems to anchor the machine.
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Old 10-25-2012, 09:42 PM
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Please elaborate on this. I always feel more comfortable on slopes when the plow is in the ground. It seems to anchor the machine.
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I've tipped one over on it's side while plowing/pulling. Soil was soft and loose, didn't anchor at all.
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I have a burkeen b30 with the small tires , the burkeen is a very top heavy machine . I have layed it on its side 3 times over the years . We have waterfront properties around here that slope to small cliffs (15 to 40 foot drops) . When the situation called for it I would trench the sections where there was possibility of rolling or laying the machine over . Better safe than sorry . Getting it back on 4 wheels is not an easy task . i now have a l2 lineward for the slopes and real small yards , I have one of those little groundhog trenchers that is basicly a sacrificial piece of equipment , if it rolls over or down a hill I dont have much in it .
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Never found anyone who had them , and removing the wheel weights takes too long .
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Old 10-27-2012, 11:13 PM
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I bought one of these. Not cheap though.... 5k for the baby one.

http://www.mansfieldmachinery.com/equip-tg-mp24.html

I like plowing better. Bought a plow and it by far leaves a better finish.

Got a system to install that has drip in like 12 different areas of the yard and cant wrap my mind around plowing it, so i guess will fire up the trencher.
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Old 10-28-2012, 08:43 AM
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Got a system to install that has drip in like 12 different areas of the yard and cant wrap my mind around plowing it, so i guess will fire up the trencher.
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