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Old 09-07-2010, 02:09 PM
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Time to dig trench

I have 100', 50', 45' and 85' of trenching to do for downspout drainage. Easy straight shot, no obstacles. Any idea on time just to trench? First time trenching so not familiar with the time it would take.
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Old 09-07-2010, 02:57 PM
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Old 09-07-2010, 03:10 PM
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I'd say 4-6 hours of machine trenching. No tree roots, rocks, hidden foundations, drainage tile, or buried pipe or cable. If you are renting, check out the machine before you leave to make sure it is working good. To see all of the things that can hold you up, check my post in the "Awww Crap!!!" thread.
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