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Old 10-02-2012, 10:35 PM
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Is digging a stress reliever?

So of course my phone died and I couldn't take a picture.

I went out to a very nice property to review the system with the landscaper today. In the front corner hidden in by some bushes I could see a hole.. a rather large hole.

So I ask the landscaper "What's with the hole?" and he says ' I think it's the teenanger's stress reliever '

So I walk up to this hole. This hole ends up being a 10' diamter hole by 14-15 feet deep! All Hand Dug with a spade and pick axe!!!! I was astonished!!!! lol

I can say that when I'm on a install.. Digging is a good way to tackle out some stress.. When it's service and repair jobs I don't want to dig at all
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Old 10-02-2012, 10:54 PM
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Yep. I totally agree. Large roots or chopping firewood is even better.
I think the reason you hate digging for service work is that its not really digging most of the time its scooping muck
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Old 10-02-2012, 11:40 PM
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Yep. I totally agree. Large roots or chopping firewood is even better.
I think the reason you hate digging for service work is that its not really digging most of the time its scooping muck
use a shop vac
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Old 10-03-2012, 08:24 AM
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And have the tech clean it out
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Old 10-03-2012, 09:33 AM
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Irrigation digging usually stresses me out , not wanting to hit other pipes or wires. Now chopping wood on the other hand.
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Old 10-03-2012, 09:49 AM
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Is the hole shored?
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Old 10-03-2012, 12:29 PM
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Fork turning a compost pile was always a stress reliever for me. The smelly stages of decomposition kind of mirror some of the figurative sh!t going on, and you end up having accomplished something in the process.
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Old 10-03-2012, 05:38 PM
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Totally digging on an install great....

Digging for service like said, sucks..

I really like splitting wood, with a wood splitter
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Old 10-03-2012, 05:53 PM
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Is the hole shored?
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It wasn't. I said to the landscaper that OSHA would be all over his butt if they saw that.
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Old 10-03-2012, 05:54 PM
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You get some good rounds and splitting would is very fun to me
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