Dirtman's Picture Thread

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by Dirtman2007, Nov 17, 2008.

  1. Dirtman2007

    Dirtman2007 LawnSite Platinum Member
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    Feels like I have not stopped all day...

    So this morning I picked up the volvo from the pool job my other helpers dug for me yesterday.

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    Then after seeing all of ARP's powerline clean up jobs I decided to go do one myself!

    So after years and years of people dumping brush on the right of way it has to be cleaned up and hauled away... I bet he wishes he had a volvo lol....
    All brush will be loaded up on the tractor trailer on monday.

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    Even brought the takkie in to show you how its done :weightlifter:

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    Here's a video showing the takkie pushing some big brush piles!

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  2. Nelson M Martin

    Nelson M Martin LawnSite Member
    from Ontario
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    that looks interesting .....but i think the bucket hinge is in need of grease:nono:
     
  3. Dirtman2007

    Dirtman2007 LawnSite Platinum Member
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    and as soon as the bossman arrived with the drill to clean the grease hole out it was taken care of.
     
  4. ARP

    ARP LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Aren't those powerline projects fun? And shhh, don't tell anyone, but I was demoing a Volvo EC160C last week- nice machine!
     
  5. Junior M

    Junior M LawnSite Fanatic
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    Hey! That kind of pool looks familar! My favorite! Anyways, I couldnt believe they would bring in that big of a machine to dig a pool, but most the time on ours we can barely get the backhoe in with out some modifications to the property.
     
  6. Dirtman2007

    Dirtman2007 LawnSite Platinum Member
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    today we hauled off the brush from the powerline clean up, then started my other drain project there,

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  7. Junior M

    Junior M LawnSite Fanatic
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    so how much did you get done after the breakdown? when did it happen?
     
  8. Dirtman2007

    Dirtman2007 LawnSite Platinum Member
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    I was just starting to load the last load with the volvo when she blew. lots of hydro fluid all over the place, what a freakin mess! so needless to say it takes a long time to load the tractor trailer with the mini!
     
  9. P.Services

    P.Services LawnSite Fanatic
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    oh yes lets tear out the nice mature landscape so we can watch the high schoolers play tennis!!!! on second though.... hot chicks..... short skirts..... tear em out!!!!!

    you heathen dig them out and sell them.


    bet your glad that trailer had barn door hinges on it.
     
  10. Dirtman2007

    Dirtman2007 LawnSite Platinum Member
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    Nope I dug them all up, threw them on the trailer, drove it a half mine and scraped them off with the volvo! then hauled them off with the brush!
     

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