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Old 10-31-2012, 10:50 PM
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My truck with a rental dump trailer from back in mid August.


Dropping a load of mulch, yes it was raining, it was the morning the trailer was due back and I had to leave the mulch, best thing was that the city had the road redone in that cul-de-sac the week after we finished the job


Blurry thanks to the otterbox on my old HTC but did a dethatch then aerated & overseeded this property.
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Old 10-31-2012, 11:00 PM
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Picked up the skid I rented for this massive rock removal job that a buddy I go to school with that owns a company teamed up on.

Before. Hard to see because of my case I had on my HTC, which during the course of this job, it decided to not allow people to hear me on the other line so I upgraded to the Samsung Galaxy S3.







I don't have any during pics but it was at least 8 dump trailer loads of rock, dirt, shrubs, weeds, poly, etc.
It was about 3500 sq ft removed and 4400 sq ft of new black dirt & seeded areas.






I burned $260 in gas between the trip to the jobsite (about 35 miles from home, on the opposite side of the metro) and towing the dump trailer through the MN river bluffs from Eagan (jobsite) to Burnsville (dump site). My buddy burned about $130 in diesel from hauling a couple loads as well as pulling the skid 3 of the 4 days we spent on the jobsite.
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Old 10-31-2012, 11:03 PM
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Hey jcontracting you need supercharger on that 8.1 i had an 03 with a paxton supercharger just sold it to my boss helped on fuel mileage some and ran better yet!!
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Old 10-31-2012, 11:08 PM
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Some fun...

Getting home from a weekend of racing motocross.




The wknd of Oct 6-7 at the race track, a buddy's 2013 Honda 450 before it had hit the track for the very first time. He bought a 2013 250 & 450, in crate.




This was from Fri 7/6. I was up north at the lake for the week prior and came home to handle all my mowing and then went racing the remainder of that wknd. Suffered from some minor heat exhaustion that day.




Pulling into the entrance of the Millville Motocross Nationals on Wed morning 7/10/12.
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Old 10-31-2012, 11:10 PM
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Hey jcontracting you need supercharger on that 8.1 i had an 03 with a paxton supercharger just sold it to my boss helped on fuel mileage some and ran better yet!!
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How much and what kinda of mileage increases?
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Exmark Lazer Z X-Series 52" w/ Ultravac
Exmark TTHP 36"
225 Gal MN Wanner Skid Sprayer
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Old 10-31-2012, 11:12 PM
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Been using a buddy's Lazer Z w/ trac vac that he doesn't use at all for clean ups, definitely helps out efficiency and wear & tear on my body!
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Exmark Lazer Z X-Series 52" w/ Ultravac
Exmark TTHP 36"
225 Gal MN Wanner Skid Sprayer
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Old 10-31-2012, 11:36 PM
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Absolutely loved this thing.


Buying one of these next year. Operation is insanely easy, and my profits from aerating are absolutely insane. I love it. It's too bad I can't do it April-Nov 5 days a week....


Some shots of how we had to park the dump trailer to avoid driving on the client's driveway (we had plywood). There was a hedge and about a 10ft wide strip of turf at the spot where we would load. Not fun and took a while to get each trailer loaded.


The duramax is my buddy's. The dump trailer is his dad's that owns a large lawn company.
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2014 Diamond Cargo 8.5' x 20' Enclosed Trailer - Fully Loaded Interior
Exmark Lazer Z X-Series 52" w/ Ultravac
Exmark TTHP 36"
225 Gal MN Wanner Skid Sprayer
8' Boss RT3 Straight Blade

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Old 11-01-2012, 12:01 AM
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Work looks great man.
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Old 11-01-2012, 12:17 AM
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Old 11-01-2012, 11:52 PM
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Hey man, love all the pics! have u graduated yet? You were in the hort program at anoka tech if i remember right? I just switched majors this year and started the hort program at DCTC, loving it. Love the Millville pics, I was at the nationals this summer as well, i was also just down at meadow valley yesterday catching one last outdoor ride of the season! Looks like business is going well! Your on your way man, keep on keeping on, you'll go far. Im sure ill run into you at the tracks next year, ill keep my eye out for that sweet 8.1.
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