Equipment photos

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by etwman, Dec 20, 2002.

  1. Taneli

    Taneli LawnSite Member
    Messages: 149

    I am really jealous of the pics and comments that you post from your experiences with marty and the crew. I need to put some money aside this year to attend at least one of his symposiums next year
  2. JDavisLandscapes

    JDavisLandscapes LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 577

    Glad you guys had fun. Hope to make it out there in the near future. I look foward to it.
  3. brian1425

    brian1425 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 131

    How are the projects coming along? My assumption is good and there has been no time to update your thread.
  4. yardworks  inc.

    yardworks inc. LawnSite Member
    Messages: 170

    Etwman I was needing some info on marble paver installation. I was wondering how you handle the initial compaction. Also how you make sure your joints are filled without the use of a compactor. Thanks for any info.
  5. etwman

    etwman LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,552

    I would not pre or post compact travertine that is 1" thick. It's too brittle and you are setting yourself up for issues.
  6. yardworks  inc.

    yardworks inc. LawnSite Member
    Messages: 170

    Thanks, also what kind of edge restraint do use with the thinner pavers? The marble pavers are 1 in. thick.
  7. etwman

    etwman LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,552

    The same place you would buy travertine from should have a low profile edge restraint you could buy also.
  8. barney14

    barney14 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 84

    ETW any new pics of projects? :canadaflag:
  9. EagleLandscape

    EagleLandscape LawnSite Platinum Member
    Male, from Garland, Texas
    Messages: 4,350

    Solar powered bedding plants? Que paso?
  10. yardworks  inc.

    yardworks inc. LawnSite Member
    Messages: 170

    On the pool area in your previous post where you used the travertine, what was the thickness? Also someone had told me to compact the bedding sand, I have never heard of this. Also on the joist, did you use polymeric or regular sand. The reason I have the questions is I have heard several different opinions on this subject. The manufacturer says to use a half inch of sand, but also states to follow icpi standards. Any issues with compacting close to a concrete pool? The general on the job had some worries when I told him the compaction I would need. I know you are busy and I appreciate any other info you might have. Thanks again.

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