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Old 11-16-2011, 11:56 AM
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Darryl~ wrong, wrong , wrong all wrong! You should have let a real rock shoveler, raker , scraper do it. Wherever it is that I once was, lawnboys tried to scape things. Your failure to completely excavate, eradicate and irriate the surround superficial, subsonic stratatanium will ultimately consume the nearby orphanage, nursing home and bunny farm. You really should have known better.

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Old 11-16-2011, 01:32 PM
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Darryl~ wrong, wrong , wrong all wrong! You should have let a real rock shoveler, raker , scraper do it. Wherever it is that I once was, lawnboys tried to scape things. Your failure to completely excavate, eradicate and irriate the surround superficial, subsonic stratatanium will ultimately consume the nearby orphanage, nursing home and bunny farm. You really should have known better.

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Sounds like you might want to ad Lithium to that mix of meds, lol.
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Old 11-16-2011, 01:40 PM
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Posted in homage to TS who seems to be MIA.
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Old 12-06-2011, 04:24 PM
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Yup, my experience too...your English is a little rough but I understand. There is no perfect driveway gravel/stone...some look better, some pack better, so grow more weeds, some resist washouts better, some give off more dust. They all require maintenance and that isn't included in the price of the installation. If I graded it wrong and there's a spot holding water, that's my fault and I'll fix it.

The last area I did on my property I used a base of 3/4 inch process granite and topped it with a thin layer of 3/8 inch clean granite (pea gravel). It looks nice and it stays in place nicely. The only problem is that you can't help but disturb pea gravel when you plow it because it freezes to the snow.
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Old 01-13-2012, 12:09 AM
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Little temporary driveway repair I did today. The tree had uprooted during Hurricane Irene and ripped up the driveway. They plan to get it repaved at some point but just wanted it serviceable again. I went back and forth in my head on whether to bring my JD 855 T/L/B out but decided to just do it by hand. The material is 3/4 inch process traprock. This is the customer's summer cottage so I took pictures in progress and a final one to support my invoice. The pictures with the tamper in them indicate I had just compacted a level.

So am I a bonafide landscaper now? lol
What happen to the edge of the driveway dog? A nice line with dirt where the dirt was would have been just a bit sharper looking? You cashed the check, and that's what matters I guess.
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Old 01-13-2012, 07:57 AM
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Temporary repair...they just wanted the driveway serviceable for now, so that was out of scope. I agree it looks a little funky.
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Old 01-13-2012, 08:26 AM
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did someone call you dog......ebonics at its best. werd
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Old 01-13-2012, 09:09 AM
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Actually I have some friends who call me "Darryl Dog" because I tend to bark a lot, so I wasn't offended.

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Old 01-13-2012, 09:51 AM
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If your not a "landscaper".......you sure are something

You hand tamped all of that?!
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Old 01-13-2012, 10:08 AM
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Yeah...well it wasn't worth bringing the tractor out (I can compact with the bucket pretty well), I don't have a plate compactor and it wasn't really worth renting one.
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