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Old 05-28-2006, 10:42 PM
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Mini skid vibratory plow?

Are these any good for residential irrigation... mainly 1" pipe? What is the learning curve? In the end are they a time saver versus trenching or just an upsell to the client?
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Old 05-28-2006, 10:48 PM
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Learning curve is a bit higher than trenching, but the time saving and less damage is totally worth it.

I take it your use your dingo?
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Old 05-29-2006, 07:31 AM
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Yeah it would be for my dingo. Can you pull schedule 21 pipe? How does a basic installation work w/ a plow?
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Old 05-29-2006, 09:55 AM
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I would check with the Toro sales rep about the effectiveness of the plow in your area. The guys with the dingos in my area do not use the plows.
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Old 05-29-2006, 12:07 PM
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This was a great deal.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...MEWA%3AIT&rd=1
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Old 05-29-2006, 12:08 PM
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Get yourself a turkshark blade and some pipe pullers from JD landscape and your set.

If by SCH 21 you mean Class 200 pipe, then yes, it will pull it just fine.
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Old 05-30-2006, 08:41 AM
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i have one for my dingo. works great. i paid about half that on ebay a few years ago but got a great deal. i pull sch 200 1" all the time. no problems. pulled 11/4" about 175' 12" deep. no problem at all.
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Old 05-30-2006, 05:22 PM
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i have one for my dingo. works great. i paid about half that on ebay a few years ago but got a great deal. i pull sch 200 1" all the time. no problems. pulled 11/4" about 175' 12" deep. no problem at all.
Dang you really really got a deal. New aren't they 4500-5000? Do you ever have problems w/ roots?
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Old 05-30-2006, 07:29 PM
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no problem with roots, rocks are another story though. yes, i got a great deal. te guy didn't have a clue how it worked. i got lucky and found it on ebay. he didn't even have it listed in toro dingo or vibratory plow. not sure what it was listed under but it was kinda bizarre. i was about to buy a used one for around $3,000 when i found it. and only a few hours away.
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Old 05-30-2006, 07:31 PM
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Get yourself a turkshark blade and some pipe pullers from JD landscape and your set.

If by SCH 21 you mean Class 200 pipe, then yes, it will pull it just fine.
what is the turkshark blade? i think i have just the stock blade that came with it. pipe pullers? you mean pulling sock? is the turkshark blade good?
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