Started a New Good Size Pondless Waterfall

Discussion in 'Water Features' started by Venturewest, Oct 21, 2008.

  1. Lite4

    Lite4 LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,112

    With the slowdown, looks like I am going back into landscaping and of course waterfall construction. Now, I just need to find someone to work for. Could be a tough task to find a company nowdays. I am excited though. I have missed building waterfalls and hardscapes.
     
  2. jasonlandscape

    jasonlandscape LawnSite Member
    from Georgia
    Posts: 124

    If you find anyone to work for and they or you need extra help, i'll move to idaho to work.

    i have not had any work in about 6 weeks...mainly cuz i just started on my own about a yr ago and don't have enuff money to advertise.
     
  3. scooterbug311

    scooterbug311 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 66

    venturewest...... it has been a long time since we have talked. how have you been? business going good? I really like that pondless you did. it is really beautiful. you should hit me up and we can chat!!!!
     
  4. Venturewest

    Venturewest LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 513

    Had to take some ice picks on our coldest morning of the year. About 7 degrees this morning.

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  5. TXNSLighting

    TXNSLighting LawnSite Fanatic
    from DFW, TX
    Posts: 6,462

    That is fantastic looking!
     
  6. Chrysalis

    Chrysalis LawnSite Member
    Posts: 155

    Hey Venture,

    How do pumps and water feature hold up to below freezing temperatures? Are you able to keep the fall running even as the water starts to freeze with no problems?

    Your friend,

    Marc
     
  7. letsplay

    letsplay LawnSite Member
    Posts: 95

    The water features all of you guys do look great. They look like they have always been there. I love rock work, water features but I dont get to do much.

    What size and type of excavators are you guys using to move such large boulders or larger boulders?

    I don't think a bobcat 331 or the comparable size Takeuchi will move those size boulders in the pictures presented

    Love the pictures. Thanks for the info.
     
  8. XStream Aquatics

    XStream Aquatics LawnSite Member
    Posts: 239

    I like to use between 8000-14000 lb. excavators.
     
  9. Lite4

    Lite4 LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,112

    Small lifts.................................Big lifts.

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  10. letsplay

    letsplay LawnSite Member
    Posts: 95

    Nice big boy rocks!. Would love to see a finished photo with the large verticle rocks. any suggestions where to purchase large stone and boulders other then landscape supply centers?

    You guys should all be proud of your work and thank you for sharing.
     

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