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Forum: Excavation & Site Work 01-17-2013, 12:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,869
Posted By HUI
With the fine sand you have to use gravel around...

With the fine sand you have to use gravel around your buckets to help keep out the sand. Gravel still may not stop it.

It sounds like well points are what you really need. If the sand is fine...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 08-11-2012, 11:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,159
Posted By Rockmonster
16" wide for a retaining wall? I'm gonna guess...

16" wide for a retaining wall? I'm gonna guess that an engineer wasn't in the budget.........maybe not too late to add a deadman......?
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 07-08-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,168
Posted By S.R.E.
Hydrostatic water testing can be an art. "Go slow...

Hydrostatic water testing can be an art. "Go slow now or go slow later" Take the time to fill it slowly allowing the water to push the air out. Let it sit overnight under static pressure than blow...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 12-07-2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 50,733
Posted By dayexco
bestimator, quick question? you even consider...

bestimator, quick question? you even consider the vac venue vs. jose and a spade venue? for a seasoned estimator...some of your posts make me question either your experience...or you're playing...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 10-21-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 30,395
Posted By dayexco
you need to tell your soils tech he might be...

you need to tell your soils tech he might be wrong. you don't take 3/4" stone, dump it into a pile, and achieve 100% of maximum dry density. that's impossible.
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 10-18-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,352
Posted By dayexco
i'm going to stretch this out a little further. ...

i'm going to stretch this out a little further. pure and simple...you are busy, because sioux falls is busy. you say you can pretty much dictate your price because you're "friendly" to your...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 08-21-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,604
Posted By tgeb
Problem is there are very few that want to...

Problem is there are very few that want to learn....:rolleyes:
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 08-21-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,604
Posted By denick
Gene, If your on the payroll short term...

Gene,

If your on the payroll short term $45.00 to $50.00 per hour. Plus expenses for travel & lodging.

As a consultant $65.00 to $90.00 per hour. Plus expenses for travel & lodging.

With a...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 06-14-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,431
Posted By tgeb
PipeGuy has great advice, he left out one...

PipeGuy has great advice, he left out one important detail.

When you do get the chance for some seat time.....don't eff anything up! :rolleyes:
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 05-08-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 95,837
Posted By tgeb
You can do what ever you wish, it's your money. ...

You can do what ever you wish, it's your money.
The advice you've been given by guys who have been down this road recommend holding back your cash.
Also get some business knowledge.

I started on...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 04-06-2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,049
Posted By mudpad
The best tip I can give you on excavation/...

The best tip I can give you on excavation/ sitework contracting is that you are bankrupt 5 years before you know it. ;)
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 03-23-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,931
Posted By dayexco
i run em, don't wrench em, sorry

i run em, don't wrench em, sorry
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 03-17-2011, 11:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,344
Posted By Rio
I think the guy was pulling your leg; an old...

I think the guy was pulling your leg; an old retired contractor friend of mine who made cabinets for fun and sold them out of his garage used to say " We lose a little on each job but make it up in...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 01-17-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,342
Posted By thom
It seems to me the fence boom will not increase...

It seems to me the fence boom will not increase the time the sewage is in that section, it will merely increase the flow distance and speed. Increasing the time in the section will require a dam so...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 01-11-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,886
Posted By dayexco
plowsite.com is a censor site...say a negative...

plowsite.com is a censor site...say a negative comment about USM or SIMA...and the thread gets yanked...and as far as that site being professional....i think there is 2% legit snow contractors...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 05-27-2010, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,928
Posted By mnjconstruction
Payment every friday! If he misses a payment burn...

Payment every friday! If he misses a payment burn down his house!:thumbsup:
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-10-2010, 09:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,752
Posted By Kyras
I got a smart house. And a robot. I'm bionic with...

I got a smart house. And a robot. I'm bionic with laser eyes. My truck flies itself. A helicopter comes out of my hat. My suitcase turns into a car. I add 3 drops of water and dinner is served. I...
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