Boring Equipment

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by BanksPower, Jan 11, 2007.

  1. BanksPower

    BanksPower LawnSite Member
    Messages: 57

    What is everyone doing or using to bore under concrete sidewalks, slabs, parking lots etc. ??? Type of equipment? Brands?

    Thanks for any input.
  2. NC_Irrigator

    NC_Irrigator LawnSite Bronze Member
    from NC
    Messages: 1,455

  3. Mad Estonian

    Mad Estonian LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 280

    That link supplied doesn't seem to mention the Borit tool, which is a relatively inexpensive way to go. I've only used mine once so far, but it worked beautifully, though I know it won't work in all conditions. If you search this forum for "Borit" you'll find a bunch of links, or you can check out their website,
  4. PurpHaze

    PurpHaze LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,496

    For short sidewalks 5'-6' we just use the pipe and nozzle method. For longer bores we use an old Borit set-up on a good right angle drill but usually keep those bores to 15'. If it's a long bore (usually for large pipe) we contract it out.
  5. mikecaldwell1204

    mikecaldwell1204 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 185

    i agree with purphaze

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