Walk behind coverup

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by mrossirr, Mar 20, 2004.

  1. mrossirr

    mrossirr LawnSite Member
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    Does anyone have any experience with one of these machines: Mccullough 1000 series walk behind coverup .
  2. Mark B

    Mark B LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I have used it before. I personally didn't like it. I made my onw version of a cover up tool. Do you use a dingo?
  3. mrossirr

    mrossirr LawnSite Member
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    No I do not use a dingo - If I may ask what did you not like about the coverup ?
  4. Mark B

    Mark B LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I'm sorry I just reread your post. You were asking about a walkbehind model. I used one for my dingo. I had a hard time keeping the unit level and no digging into the ground. When it did work it was fine. But I made my own coverup gizmo.
  5. spray-head-dave

    spray-head-dave LawnSite Member
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    Hey Sleepyhead, I have a dingo and I am looking for something to use for ditch repair. Can you give us more details of your machine or even a picture?

  6. Mark B

    Mark B LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Sure will shoot me an email. I will get the picture and I will send ya one. Hows dat?? :D
  7. pokemon

    pokemon LawnSite Member
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    Hey sleepyhead,

    I am also looking into a gizmo that will for trench cover up because I am into irrigation can you send me a picture also
  8. Mark B

    Mark B LawnSite Bronze Member
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    To be honest I haven't sent Dave a picture yet. I will try to get some pictures of it real soon. BUt I will get you a picture of it.
  9. Currier

    Currier LawnSite Senior Member
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    For smaller jobs or areas were larger equipment is not workable I have used a small 2 cycle garden cultivator. They are super lightweight and you basically just pull them back towards you it really works well and you can "flip" the thing to either side of the trench. I have watched the coverup video and it looked good but I wonder how effective it would be if the dirt was kind of spread out and smashed down?
  10. Mdirrigation

    Mdirrigation LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,774

    Ok I have to ask, what is a walk behind cover up ?

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