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Old 11-23-2018, 03:46 PM   #21
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trust me they are not using one of those to fix a residential street, not a chance. A residential street if they are lucky gets a couple shovels of cold patch and they drive over it with the truck. They will even do it if the hole is full of water, in the rain.
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trust me they are not using one of those to fix a residential street, not a chance. A residential street if they are lucky gets a couple shovels of cold patch and they drive over it with the truck. They will even do it if the hole is full of water, in the rain.
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trust me they are not using one of those to fix a residential street, not a chance. A residential street if they are lucky gets a couple shovels of cold patch and they drive over it with the truck. They will even do it if the hole is full of water, in the rain.


Okay but the video shows a city street. And around here our freeways are concrete.


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Why do you need to cut through? Just cut far enough down to remove the defect and refill with new material or a plug as shown.


Pot holes are not only on the surface. In fact I'd argue most go to the base material.


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Pot holes are not only on the surface. In fact I'd argue most go to the base material.


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Some may but not generally. The real good ones are when they are deep enough to expose the rebar and leave a long trail of cars on the side of the road with flats and broken wheels. Many times 2 tires on a car.

I was getting my truck fixed and several people there were getting tires/wheels replaced at the MB dealer $1800-2500 each

Do you have potholes there even though it does not freeze ? Mother is in Fla I dont think they have any
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Pot holes are not only on the surface. In fact I'd argue most go to the base material.


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Around here you may get a soft spot under the road surface that will continually push water up through, but most are where the top asphalt surface loses contact with the surface under it. When water gets in there and freezes and thaws the top will start to pop up and crumble.
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Around here you may get a soft spot under the road surface that will continually push water up through, but most are where the top asphalt surface loses contact with the surface under it. When water gets in there and freezes and thaws the top will start to pop up and crumble.


Well hopefully we don’t have any pot holes around here for awhile..

Well, maybe those country roads!


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Some may but not generally. The real good ones are when they are deep enough to expose the rebar and leave a long trail of cars on the side of the road with flats and broken wheels. Many times 2 tires on a car.



I was getting my truck fixed and several people there were getting tires/wheels replaced at the MB dealer $1800-2500 each



Do you have potholes there even though it does not freeze ? Mother is in Fla I dont think they have any


I never recall hitting a pothole. Good thing because it would destroy my 19's. Lol!


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