Trench compactor for a mini skid

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by muddywater, Jun 3, 2012.

  1. muddywater

    muddywater LawnSite Bronze Member
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  2. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
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    three fat ex-football players who eat way too many donuts
  3. txirrigation

    txirrigation LawnSite Senior Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 977

    I think I may be missing something... my first thought was...Why? Quickly followed by...Broken pipe.
  4. bobw

    bobw LawnSite Senior Member
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    I have both vib. plow and trencher attachments for the mini-skid. I had old plow blade fitted with a foot and use that to tamp down trenches. Works well, and I can control the impact pretty good.

    I spent a lot of time trying to find a solution to the trench issue; I would have bought that attachment you found if it'd been available when I was in need.
  5. muddywater

    muddywater LawnSite Bronze Member
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  6. Mark B

    Mark B LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Looks like that would be better then a jumpin jack..
  7. NC_Irrigator

    NC_Irrigator LawnSite Bronze Member
    from NC
    Messages: 1,445

    id like to see a video of this in action.

    For all the sports complex's and commerical sites with looongg runs we do this would be nice!
  8. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
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    the hippies got there first

  9. irritation

    irritation LawnSite Gold Member
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    Never had a use for one. Plow the pipe in. If and when I did trench I leave it up to the landscapers to repair the ditch.
  10. Irrigation Contractor

    Irrigation Contractor LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 418

    I guess I am just missing something here?

    What specific purpose are you going to use this new unit for and how often? I am NOT trying to be a smart a$$, so please do not see this question in that way.

    It does not appear to be a cheap attachment, so it should be able to pay for itself over time.

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