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Old 09-07-2011, 06:51 PM
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Old 09-07-2011, 07:20 PM
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Just curious as to why you brought the tractor to spread the dense grade stone when you had a dozer there?
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Old 09-07-2011, 08:14 PM
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Just curious as to why you brought the tractor to spread the dense grade stone when you had a dozer there?
it was a 1/2 mile from the shop and was just easier to use that to grade around the road vs the dozer, I used the dozer to knock it down and a couple passes with the box blade makes it look so much better
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Old 09-07-2011, 08:58 PM
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what kind of pickup do you have, is it an F-250, and how do you like it? I am just curious cause I am trying to decide on a truck to get and am thinking F-150 or Dodge 1500. Just doing some research right now.

Is that clearing for a new house I'm guessing
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Old 09-07-2011, 09:40 PM
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How come you don't use rubber gaskets when belling up your concrete pipe, I know its just a driveway but it could start sucking sand and dirt. Also why don't you strip the grass between the culvert and highway and dig at least 6-12" along the asphalt, looks like you'll have soft spot or have the rock mounded up at the edge with rock always out in the highway.
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Old 09-07-2011, 09:55 PM
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How come you don't use rubber gaskets when belling up your concrete pipe, I know its just a driveway but it could start sucking sand and dirt. Also why don't you strip the grass between the culvert and highway and dig at least 6-12" along the asphalt, looks like you'll have soft spot or have the rock mounded up at the edge with rock always out in the highway.
Its on the top of a hill water will never go through the pipe, I dont see the need for a $50.00 box of con seal. I didn't get the utilities checks so I wasn't going to dig and rip up anything. Hard to tell in the pics but the stone is 6" thick there it aint going anywhere. brought in three 20 ton loads of stone and it didn't sink so that suited me fine.
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Old 09-07-2011, 11:27 PM
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What model Kubota is that and how useful do you find it in your work? What kind of jobs is it used for the most?
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Old 09-08-2011, 06:13 PM
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What model Kubota is that and how useful do you find it in your work? What kind of jobs is it used for the most?
Its a B2910 its just alittle 30HP tractor its a 2000 model with 670 hrs on it so it does not get used very often but its nice to have and use it for little jobs like this
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Old 09-13-2011, 01:56 PM
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More wall building fun today! Man I had to pay 125 bucks to get 20 blocks Can't beat that!

Always wanted to put in a wall at the shop so nows the time to do it
Anyone know what you call those blocks? Apparently "Large/BIg ass Concrete blocks" doesnt ring a bell with anyone...
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Old 09-13-2011, 02:21 PM
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Anyone know what you call those blocks? Apparently "Large/BIg ass Concrete blocks" doesnt ring a bell with anyone...
Mafia block is what I've heard them called.
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