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Premier Site Work-Excavating Picture Thread

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by PremierSwrx, Nov 1, 2013.

  1. ksss

    ksss LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,142

    This seems unbelievably inefficient. If someone is going to pay for this to be done in this manner, dam you certainly have found the perfect customer.

    Just a couple thoughts. Have you considered using a CASE IH quadtrac pulling a high floatation pan (they use terragator type tires on the back)? At least use this to haul the material to dump area if you could not use it to load itself? These things practically walk on water.

    If Your using CAT CTL's do yourself a favor and get some real buckets on them. Those undersized CAT buckets will add more time to this already unbelievable time frame.

    I think Komatsu builds a large tracked dump truck. They are slow but compared to a CTL maybe not.

    You have got to take video of these and post it as the job progresses. I would have to see this to believe it.
  2. PremierSwrx

    PremierSwrx LawnSite Member
    Messages: 119

    Total project is 1,753 C.Y expanded, yes it will take a while but there is no other way of doing it so that's how it has to get done!

    As for our 330 and 35 Rock Truck that was not purchased for this project, that was purchased for many other projects we have going on, I have never seen in my life so many people, companies that call themselves professionals act so unprofessional! Its unreal, I thought this site was to help one another out not to sit there an say B.S this and B.S that, I invite anyone who would like to come see our operation to P.M me we have nothing to hid and have been in the business a very long time
  3. Michael J. Donovan

    Michael J. Donovan Head Moderator, Online Communities Staff Member
    Messages: 3,760

    no need to attack someone personally, etc...posting an opinion is one thing, but no need for some of the comments recently posted. please keep this in mind moving forward.

    thanks, we would appreciate it :waving:
  4. lumberjack1986

    lumberjack1986 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 287

    What happened to the other 3400 yards?

    The thread turned ugly fast, although looking back to the beginning I can see why. There is a lot of tall tales without much backing it up. Also the website doesn't invoke confidence in light of the thread.
  5. PremierSwrx

    PremierSwrx LawnSite Member
    Messages: 119

    I appreciate the ideas, I have seen those tracked dump trucks and those where and idea, questions is where do you find them. I don't want to invest a lot on such a small project, we want to get it done get out and stay away from the muck.

    There has been about 3 other contractors that have gotten suck trying to do the same thing in various parts of this lake. We are well aware that it may take a month of Sundays but we at least want to get the project done.

    Pictures will come as soon as we can get back on site, it has been raining a lot here
  6. PremierSwrx

    PremierSwrx LawnSite Member
    Messages: 119

    Here is the out come of the clearing project, the client was on a budget so the site was "prettied" up they just wanted a quick clear and a level road they could drive into the property on.

    The 305 was there to install a new culvert pipe 16" x 30' at the front of the property



  7. AEL

    AEL LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,724

    That is the excavators constantly loading. What about the travel time of the Ctl? The excavators will be sitting quite a bit waiting to load.
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  8. PremierSwrx

    PremierSwrx LawnSite Member
    Messages: 119

    What 3400 C.Ys?
    I understand this and hence why I will post pictures of this project moving forward
  9. AEL

    AEL LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,724

    Love those 6 r's
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  10. lumberjack1986

    lumberjack1986 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 287

    That's why I said hauling would be the bottle neck, and I would have 100yd/hr of hauling capacity. Also, that's 50 minutes of loading per hour.

    See below.


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