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IOILYOUIN's Picture Thread.

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by ioilyouin, Feb 9, 2010.

  1. ioilyouin

    ioilyouin LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 710

    I've been fairly busy with my mini and other equipment. I really don't have time to set up for pics, but today we were working in the yard. We took 500+ Tons of CA-6/ Grade 8/ roadpack and ran it through this portable mixing machine. The video is a time lapse with pics evey minute. I would have liked to set up the camera in a different location, but we needed to get going. Sorry, but there is no sound, it's only 9 seconds.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kqWDe2UHvBg
     
  2. wanabe

    wanabe LawnSite Senior Member
    from So. IL
    Posts: 943

    Do you guys own your own machine to make the bam or do you rent? I have watched them make it at Mollers before, and its amazing how fast it can be made.
     
  3. bobcat_ron

    bobcat_ron LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 10,082

    Dude that was awesome! Nothing like a full day's work in 9 seconds.
     
  4. ioilyouin

    ioilyouin LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 710

    I wish I owned that machine. It has paid for itself several times over. That is the same one that Moeller rents. IT stays busy all spring, and most of the summer. I've tried to buy it off of Marathon, but they've got it too good to let it go.

    Actually it was only about four hours with cleanup. We ran out of rock and took a break to see if any more was nearby. That and the operator on the Deere couldn't keep up so we had to shut down twice to let him catch up. With close piles and bigger loaders you can easily turn a load out in two hours. I was on the Bobcat, I tried to feed the mixer but I just didn't have enough height. I could reach over but couldn't dump all the way because of a screen in the hopper.
     
  5. ioilyouin

    ioilyouin LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 710

    Yesterday I did some demonstration mowing for a township nearby. The commissioner wants to see what kind of production I can get and to let his board see what can be done. I only did one side of the road, but the results were pretty evident.
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  6. ioilyouin

    ioilyouin LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 710

    My father-in-law has been after me to come over and rock his driveway. Some portions needed rock while others just needed to be opened up and regraded. So I took our Kubota because I wanted to use the box blade to rip some areas, our roller and dump with chip gate. Had to get rid of a lot of debris in the corners.
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  7. Blue Goose

    Blue Goose LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 448

    Geeze, what a difference! Looks fantastic!
     
  8. ARP

    ARP LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,510

    Wow! Nice job! The pics really show a good before and after in both cases.
     
  9. 93turbo

    93turbo LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 482

    gotta love a box scraper with chisels to bring the rock back to the top
     
  10. hvy 1ton

    hvy 1ton LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 581

    That culvert is little shallow for my comfort.
     

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