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Old 07-19-2012, 03:30 PM
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Trench or plow?

that is the question, how many here prefer trenching, or vibratory plow to install systems?

i know what i prefer, cuz it is much easier to install with less digging by hand, and that is trenching.

but, what are your guys opinions, or does it matter per job? weather?

consider all jobs have turf already......
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Old 07-19-2012, 03:40 PM
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I prefer the shovel.
Or you could use the search button as this topic comes up monthly.........
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Old 07-19-2012, 04:15 PM
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well thanks stan, but i dont usually get on this forum as much as i have of late. normally talking about apps or mowing

dont normally search, just like everyone else, keeping the forum moving, lol
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Old 07-19-2012, 04:30 PM
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really, i guess the question is......am i a hack for wanting to only trench>? in the end, the result is the same
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Old 07-19-2012, 04:40 PM
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trenching comes off a poor second to pulling, when you compare side-to-side ~ the question is whether the clients have a chance to compare
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Old 07-19-2012, 06:01 PM
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thing is, there is no where near me either that carries a rentalble plow. no rental yards have that even as an attachment to use , yet alone an actual machine. so i dont have a choice really, but there is companies here that have their own plow. so, the choice is them or me, but lawns are easily repaired anyhow, and seems the ones getting the irrigation need the repair work anyhow and why they want irrigation now.

hmmm, we cant afford to buy one at this time, as install work is not what i do all the time, but do like it. I have in the past payed for someone to plow all the pipes for me, and that worked pretty well. we came in and joined pipes, added heads, valves etc to complete the job.

thing is, all the digging to make connections sucks when you are dealing with rock hard dry ground. i figure, the less hand digging the better in that situation.
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Old 07-19-2012, 06:05 PM
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thing is, there is no where near me either that carries a rentalble plow. no rental yards have that even as an attachment to use , yet alone an actual machine. so i dont have a choice really, but there is companies here that have their own plow. so, the choice is them or me, but lawns are easily repaired anyhow, and seems the ones getting the irrigation need the repair work anyhow and why they want irrigation now.

hmmm, we cant afford to buy one at this time, as install work is not what i do all the time, but do like it. I have in the past payed for someone to plow all the pipes for me, and that worked pretty well. we came in and joined pipes, added heads, valves etc to complete the job.

thing is, all the digging to make connections sucks when you are dealing with rock hard dry ground. i figure, the less hand digging the better in that situation.
pretty much answers your own question
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Old 07-19-2012, 06:07 PM
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Gotta soak em when pulling this time of yr.
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Old 07-19-2012, 06:18 PM
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trenching comes off a poor second to pulling, when you compare side-to-side ~ the question is whether the clients have a chance to compare
Huh? Poor second? I'm convinced most pullers stretch the truth about their depth.
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I'm convinced most pullers stretch the truth about their depth.
and prolly about their length too
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