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Forum: Excavation & Site Work 02-14-2016, 05:38 PM
Replies: 23
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Posted By JDavis21835
Are you looking to butt fusion weld these pipe?...

Are you looking to butt fusion weld these pipe? If so, I would be concerned about the welds being a catch point, but probably no different than a push joint pipe. As far as testing and leaving fuses...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 11-23-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,880
Posted By rino1494
My buddy had a T-800 with a 60 series Detroit....

My buddy had a T-800 with a 60 series Detroit. Had 700k on the truck and the motor blew. Cost him $16,000 for a rebuild. Depending on the condition of the truck would determine if it is cost...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 11-23-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,880
Posted By Moxley-Kidwell
I agree and would never buy a new truck unless it...

I agree and would never buy a new truck unless it was the only way the company made money, even then new trucks are still way to much money in my opinion. Let someone else eat the depreciation. I...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 11-22-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,880
Posted By Powerjoke
Buy a pullout motor, Detroit 60 12.7l from scrap...

Buy a pullout motor, Detroit 60 12.7l from scrap yard should be 2500bucks tops.

2-400k isn't any miles to be worried about in normal maintenance conditions but with that being said I've seen...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 11-11-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,861
Posted By dayexco
when we were doing water/sewer main replacement...

when we were doing water/sewer main replacement in existing neighborhood...we would drive the project with vid cam, take video of the whole thing, both sides of street.

can't believe how many...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 11-11-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,861
Posted By Rhode Island
I am about to pull 2 really nice sliders out of a...

I am about to pull 2 really nice sliders out of a house tomm. Come get them for free if you can use them.
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 11-09-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,861
Posted By superseal
That's another reason I take tons of photos from...

That's another reason I take tons of photos from start to finish...If driveways or aprons have cracks or are stained, they get documented. All work areas get documented, especially day 1. Heck, I...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 11-09-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,861
Posted By greg24k
I'm sure you probably don't wanna hear this but...

I'm sure you probably don't wanna hear this but you don't actually think: "Really not sure I want to pay this because there is framers lull, concrete trucks and delivery trucks which could have done...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 11-08-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,861
Posted By JDavis21835
Thats the only way to go. When I was a site...

Thats the only way to go. When I was a site super, that was always the first thing I did when arriving on site. While the crew was unchaining equipment, and getting the tool trailer unhooked at set...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 11-04-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,861
Posted By griz
What ever you decide to do will be guided by your...

What ever you decide to do will be guided by your gut and ethics....

You have been around too long for it to be any different....
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 11-04-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,861
Posted By Moxley-Kidwell
Good luck man. At least you're looking forward,...

Good luck man. At least you're looking forward, some people are penny wise and dollar foolish. Sometimes you got to spend a little to make more.
Forum: Excavation & Site Work Picture Post 07-20-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,440
Posted By mattg2448
Doesn't look deep in the pictures, but if you...

Doesn't look deep in the pictures, but if you zoom in on the last picture you can see a kid about 5' tall in the bottom of the pond.
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 05-23-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,036
Posted By dayexco
Please Read

I was in the underground utility business for 33 years. I worked for my father before that from the time i was old enough to go and be of help.

I've been in, exposed my help to situations where...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 05-14-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,242
Posted By dayexco
boy, that's odd....i was still using the mueller...

boy, that's odd....i was still using the mueller my dad had that he bought new in the fifties...other than replacing bids occasionally...worked like a charm.

although, mine was the old hand...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 04-16-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,176
Posted By dayexco
it's funny...i have one excavator left to...

it's funny...i have one excavator left to sell...one i've run since new.

i have it listed on several different venues...at what i consider a very fair price.

what i've found? clowns call,...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 08-10-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,005
Posted By rino1494
Bricks or block

Bricks or block
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 08-10-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,005
Posted By ajbackhoe
I do exactly what you want to do and just use...

I do exactly what you want to do and just use cheap grade stakes. Cut some perferated pipe strap, wrap it around the pipe with a screw on each side. You can tap the stakes to grade and the pipe never...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 05-25-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,977
Posted By Dozerman56
I'm with EmmCee. Talk with your local erosion...

I'm with EmmCee. Talk with your local erosion control material supplier about floc logs or PAM, they should be able to fix you up.
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 05-25-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,977
Posted By rino1494
Are you talking about the discharge from the...

Are you talking about the discharge from the outlet pipe of your detention basin or just run off water in general ?

We sometimes build rock filters and put gravel in front of the silt fence also....
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 05-25-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,977
Posted By EmmCeeDee
Your builder is probably being smart. Even with...

Your builder is probably being smart. Even with no soil leaving the job site have you gotten the outflow NTUs measured?

To clarify the water, this might be what you are looking for.

...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 04-27-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,461
Posted By JDavis21835
Pretty hard to not have a going rate when...

Pretty hard to not have a going rate when everyone has specs that require a bid based on specific material. 6 contractors bidding a job that requires 12 inch C900 pvc water main are going have damn...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 03-30-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,299
Posted By jmacd
or a power rake, Harley rake, soil conditioner....

or a power rake, Harley rake, soil conditioner. All the same thing just different names.
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 03-30-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,299
Posted By ctkiteboarding
hand labor the large stone and let the rock hound...

hand labor the large stone and let the rock hound earn its keep !!!
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 03-30-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,299
Posted By ajbackhoe
It's not going to work. If you're wanting to...

It's not going to work. If you're wanting to screen out rocks you need a rockhound not a rock bucket. It's going to clog up and be frustrating.
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 03-30-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,299
Posted By tgeb
I have a grapple bucket that is configured...

I have a grapple bucket that is configured similar to the bucket in the picture, it grades pretty well.

In your situation, I'd give it a try.
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