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Removing a monument sign

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by Turf Z, Feb 19, 2014.

  1. Krafty

    Krafty LawnSite Senior Member
    Male, from St. Louis MO
    Messages: 706

    Keep thinking more "smartly" You have way to much time on your hands lol
  2. alldayrj

    alldayrj LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,790

    I'll think what i want, the guy hasnt even come back yet to provide details One They Call Devious
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  3. Turf Z

    Turf Z LawnSite Member
    Messages: 88

    RJ (from your first post) yes it is basically all concrete block. Actual sign is relatively identical to the pic.

    I figured I could just loosen soil beneath and push it over then break it into pieces, but I don't have a lot of experience with what kind of base/footing signs like this would have. And the ground is currently frozen otherwise I'd dig down next to it and find out.
  4. whiffyspark

    whiffyspark LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,220

    You sound like my dad.

    You keep breaking your back I'll stick to my machines.
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  5. DVS Hardscaper

    DVS Hardscaper LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,527

    Busting that sign up isn't back breaking. Unless you have the build of a tooth pick! :weightlifter:
  6. alldayrj

    alldayrj LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,790

    Hit the gym Devious.

    Turf Z, what equip are you using or not using so we can put this to rest
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  7. Turf Z

    Turf Z LawnSite Member
    Messages: 88

    I'd be using a skid, and I feel like I already got my answer many times over in this thread. Thanks. Probably just ram it over and use the forks to load.
  8. Landrus2

    Landrus2 LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,895

    Pull it with bumper of your truck:laugh::laugh::laugh:
  9. alldayrj

    alldayrj LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,790

    Did you get the job? Curious what that footing looks like and how many days dvs would be there with his sledge hammer
  10. BMB Hardscape

    BMB Hardscape LawnSite Member
    Messages: 40

    I wish this forum had a 'LIKE' button.

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