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Old 10-24-2018, 08:17 PM   #21
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where is my nitrogen I have a hole to drill?
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Old 10-24-2018, 08:33 PM   #22
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where is my nitrogen I have a hole to drill?
I recommend Nitrous oxide, makes the job much more enjoyable
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These boys hit bedrock but it didn't shake them.


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These boys hit bedrock but it didn't shake them.


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Something's fishy. Site is too clean and orderly, especially for digging those "too perfect" holes.

Photoshop?
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It appears they used the spoil to create flat ledges to work on...

Added burden on the existing retaining walls.

I hope I'm wrong for a long time...

Most Californians aren't on hillsides with a cut in them for the road below.

Any day a Tornado might blow my house away here in flat land, or even the New Madrid Fault might bust loose after ~200 years since the last big one, and I'll be begging Californians for help...

Hopefully any work up hill on the neighbors, is as well done as this project. .
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It appears they used the spoil to create flat ledges to work on...



Added burden on the existing retaining walls.



I hope I'm wrong for a long time...



Most Californians aren't on hillsides with a cut in them for the road below.



Any day a Tornado might blow my house away here in flat land, or even the New Madrid Fault might bust loose after ~200 years since the last big one, and I'll be begging Californians for help...



Hopefully any work up hill on the neighbors, is as well done as this project. .

My wheelhouse. And there's probably more people on hillsides here than the population of your whole state.

AND There's no one else uphill. It's his home that's up there.


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And all my customers sign an earth movement exclusion in my contract. I'm not responsible for an earthquake any more than I'm responsible for abnormal weather. Not to mention we're engineered to the Cali class D siesmic design category requirements. This structure will be a single unit for intent and purposes.

Here I wrote an article on the subject

https://www.deckmagazine.com/design-...seismic-zone_o


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In a perfect world I will bounce down this neighborhood.


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Why is it taking so long????
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Why is it taking so long????


10 holes on a steep incline and the dirt has to be taken out using a tub with a rope tied to it. Dumped and loaded into a trailer. Rinse and repeat.


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10 holes on a steep incline and the dirt has to be taken out using a tub with a rope tied to it. Dumped and loaded into a trailer. Rinse and repeat.


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Haha!!! Yea I was just harassing you!!
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Yes there's a guy in each of three bottom holes. Lol


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And I thought you worked by yourself like me. Lol
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Yes there's a guy in each of three bottom holes.
Are you Polynesian?

They sometimes used to bury a slave at the bottom of main support pillars.
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I roll out there in my flip flops while all this is going on! True story.


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using the cargo trailer?

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Using a dump trailer.


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Those look like drug tunnels to mexico
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Is that a string line 10+ feet in the air?

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