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Old 07-30-2011, 06:39 AM
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A Little Trenching

So,last weekThursday,on the hottest day with heat indesex of 115,I decided to trench . I did not want to,but,noone around here rents a vibratory plow. I will say this though,if this was my profession,theres no way in hell I would be trenching over plowing. Pulling pipe is faster and just sooo much cleaner.

Larger roots were a bi*** and in one pic you can see all the rocks that I had to dig out the old fashion way with a pic and shovel.Apparently,the builder pushed all the rocks to my side of the property.

Anyway below are a few picss.
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Old 07-30-2011, 10:43 AM
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if this was my profession, there's no way in hell I would be trenching over plowing
I live in hell, so a trenching I will go.
Nice work, and small rocks that come out easy. I wouldn't mind working a site like that.
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Old 07-30-2011, 10:56 AM
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there are many parts of Morris County that are far less easy to trench
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Old 07-30-2011, 11:03 AM
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is that blue stuff blue lock? It looks rigid though

No sod cutter?

pulling is much easier
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Old 07-30-2011, 02:39 PM
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I live in hell, so a trenching I will go.
Nice work, and small rocks that come out easy. I wouldn't mind working a site like that.


You trench for PVC in your region though,right? I have never seen an irrigation contractor in this region trench for poly.Maybe I just don't get out enough.New construction ,I can see trenching,but,on established lawns,it just make a mess and much more finish work.

How in the world do you guys in Texas and surrounding areas work in heat like that ALL the time. Like I said,it was really hot and humid here last week with the heat index near 115 and some places near 120,but ,we do not get that for long periods.Luckily it only lasted 3 days.
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Old 07-30-2011, 02:44 PM
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Trenching for poly is not that bad.

We do it for service line replacements to houses
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Old 07-30-2011, 02:45 PM
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is that blue stuff blue lock? It looks rigid though

No sod cutter?

pulling is much easier
No,no sod cutter,I added topsoil and a quality seed.

The blue stuff is flexible electrical conduit....some also call it flex tubing.It is very hard,yet very flexible. In thepicture,I am usinig it for speaker wire.
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Old 07-30-2011, 02:47 PM
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No,no sod cutter,I added topsoil and a quality seed.

The blue stuff is flexible electrical conduit....some also call it flex tubing.It is very hard,yet very flexible. In thepicture,I am usinig it for speaker wire.
I wonder why it's bright blue. Easy identification ?
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Old 07-30-2011, 02:50 PM
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I wonder why it's bright blue. Easy identification ?
Good question,I do not know the answer to that.
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Old 07-30-2011, 02:51 PM
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I wonder why it's bright blue. Easy identification ?
I thought it was pex
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