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EZ trench is fun!

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by Carolina Cuts, Feb 12, 2008.

  1. Carolina Cuts

    Carolina Cuts LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,152

    I found out the hard way....
    that the former LCO of my current commercial property decided he wanted a hose bib tied into the water main for a condo complex. He used residential pvc piping to make it. Apparently he was told it was a bad idea, so he cut and capped it ground level and covered the cap over with pine straw.

    the piping was no match for my rented EZ trencher as a gusher spouted 35 feet in the air. Soaked head to toe.... including undies... ugh!

    2000 feet of bed edging.... nipped the pipe with 15 feet left to go. Made for a horrible day/
    Sorry, just needed to vent.
  2. ZX12R

    ZX12R LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 795

    That really sucks,but,remember,it could have been worse. Glad it was not a gas line.:)
  3. paolaken

    paolaken LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 699

    i've cut a gas line with my trenchmaster installing edging.

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