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Old 01-07-2012, 09:53 PM   #1
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Drive Nails With An Excavator.


A few weeks ago one of the wood guys set a challenge.


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I wanna see someone drive a nail with the bucket of an excavator.
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Game on!
Today I posted this.

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Anyone else want to get in the game?

Any entry should be posted here > http://www.contractortalk.com/f11/ni...thread-110294/
It's all for fun, let's see what you guys can do.....
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Old 01-07-2012, 10:36 PM   #2
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Re: Drive Nails With An Excavator.


Yer cheatin; you didn't set them in the 2x with the ex. LOOOZER!!!

JK That's totally awesome. Can't believe you had the time and inclination to spend 20$ worth of gas doing that but more power to ya.

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Old 01-07-2012, 10:42 PM   #3
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Nice work with machine puttin nails in. Give it
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purdy dang impressive
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Should have done it with some of them 8" massive Galv nails. But thats really impressive how you got such minute adjustment on that thing.
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Well you ain't gonna make any piece working...

but that is pretty cool...
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Old 01-08-2012, 12:52 AM   #7
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Now try to pull them out.
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Should have used brad nails.
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You're not going to win on time, but that's still awesome.

You could tell you were getting the feel of it by the third one.....**puuuuush* and gone.

If you line 'em up juuuuuuuust so, you could use each tooth to push in ("drive"??) 5 at a time.

Not that I could do it....
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Ive driven plenty of ground rods with an excavator,but never tried nails!
Im impressed!
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Should have used brad nails.
I was leaving those for you....

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