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Old 04-04-2006, 06:56 PM
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Need some advice??

I just got a job which includes tearing up an existing yard with grass and reinstalling sod. I have the job but I keep thinking the best way to tear the old grass out? Any suggestions. I have a bobcat which will be used i dont know if i should just scrape it all off or (I have sprayed and waiting for all existing grass to kill off) Does anybody have any suggestions on the fastest and easiest way to do this job?
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Old 04-04-2006, 07:57 PM
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how many square feet?
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Old 04-05-2006, 08:25 PM
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i would say its about 1400 sqaure feet
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Old 04-05-2006, 10:38 PM
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Try a sod cutter
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Old 04-05-2006, 11:46 PM
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something around 50x28 feet I'd say a machine with a bucket would get it done the fastest. problem is you need to be carefull of not taking that much of the topsoil with it.
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Old 04-05-2006, 11:55 PM
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I've heard people talking about it before but not sure what it's called. It attaches to the bobcat and works like a rototiller. I think it goes down about 6 inches and buries the rocks and stuff and leaves a good 3-4 inches of topsoil. I'M sure there is raking involved and stuff but might be easier than scapeing all that crap up and hualing it away. Sorry to be so vague but call your BC dealer or local rent a center and they ma be more help.
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Old 04-05-2006, 11:56 PM
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I've heard people talking about it before but not sure what it's called. It attaches to the bobcat and works like a rototiller. I think it goes down about 6 inches and buries the rocks and stuff and leaves a good 3-4 inches of topsoil. I'M sure there is raking involved and stuff but might be easier than scapeing all that crap up and hualing it away. Sorry to be so vague but call your BC dealer or local rent a center and they ma be more help.
A soil cultivator?
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Old 04-06-2006, 12:13 AM
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rockhound. throws all the rocks (up to a certain size into bucket for easy removal. had one at a job and saved me tons of time prepping.
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that's not the name I'm thinking of but since I don't use a BC maybe it's the same thing.
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Old 04-06-2006, 12:14 AM
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getting ready to do one in a couple of weeks, I will take a skid steer with harley rake and tear it up and then sod.
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