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Forum: Excavation & Site Work 06-24-2016, 09:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,667
Posted By JDavis21835
For transport and versatility, I would be looking...

For transport and versatility, I would be looking at the 135 deere, 145 link belt, 138 Komatsu and 314 cat size machines. They have a good bit of reach, and lifting capabilities. They are under 8'6"...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 06-17-2016, 05:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,942
Posted By JDavis21835
The gas company is only worried about detecting...

The gas company is only worried about detecting flammability. They are going to check with a combustible gas instrument. An decommissioned main will have some residual in it. The LEL detected on the...
Forum: General Discussion 06-12-2016, 04:11 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,068
Posted By JDavis21835
No offense, those are not comparable projects. A...

No offense, those are not comparable projects. A well thought out, engineered project that had nearly a decade of planning vs a project that was thrown together on a cut on paste program. On that cut...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 06-12-2016, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,942
Posted By JDavis21835
Hah, decomissioned! more like shut off, and...

Hah, decomissioned! more like shut off, and allowed to run out, maybe purged. The residual will stick around in those things for ever. We just made a connection this week where a 2 inch hdpe line was...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 05-21-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,948
Posted By JDavis21835
Im guessing those let go right where the cables...

Im guessing those let go right where the cables lap?
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 05-05-2016, 07:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,567
Posted By JDavis21835
In MA the license means everything. It is a state...

In MA the license means everything. It is a state mandate, get caught without and you are in for a big fine

http://www.mass.gov/eopss/consumer-prot-and-bus-lic/license-type/hoisting/hoisting.html
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 05-02-2016, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,566
Posted By JDavis21835
Disc, ripper, scarifier...

Disc, ripper, scarifier...
Forum: Vehicles 05-02-2016, 06:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,340
Posted By JDavis21835
Weatherguard Toolbox Locks

I have an issue with the locks on my trucks toolbox. The push mechanism works fine, and opens the tool box as it should. The issue is the lock mechanism. If you put the key in, and go to turn the...
Forum: Vehicles 05-02-2016, 06:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,531
Posted By JDavis21835
Michigan Trains don't run a whole whack of...

Michigan Trains don't run a whole whack of trailers, but with two, the dump trucks can run up to 164,000 gross
Forum: General Discussion 04-27-2016, 08:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,726
Posted By JDavis21835
Was there any specs for the EFIS installer to...

Was there any specs for the EFIS installer to follow or was it a hey put up some EFIS on this wall kind of project?
Forum: General Discussion 04-17-2016, 03:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 14,025
Posted By JDavis21835
Any oil that is lighter than the asphalt cement,...

Any oil that is lighter than the asphalt cement, which is oil, will do damage to that AC. The old school way to keep asphalt from sticking to equipment and trucks was to spray diesel fuel on it. That...
Forum: General Discussion 04-17-2016, 03:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,964
Posted By JDavis21835
I thought Millwrongs were universal world wide....

I thought Millwrongs were universal world wide. Aw hell, I didn't realize someone dug up a dinosaur
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 04-08-2016, 06:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,948
Posted By JDavis21835
The only class materials I am used to is sand in...

The only class materials I am used to is sand in Michigan. Almost everything backfill wise was class 2 sand. A rather coarse sand, with natural aggregates in the mix. Optimum moisture content would...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 04-06-2016, 08:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,948
Posted By JDavis21835
21A is michigans name for road base, 3/4-1inch...

21A is michigans name for road base, 3/4-1inch crushed with fines.
Similar to Ohio's road stone, they call it 304
Forum: Concrete & Paving 04-05-2016, 08:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,567
Posted By JDavis21835
You must not do any heavy highway. I had never...

You must not do any heavy highway. I had never seen a pull test until last year. It was part of the specs, in order to be able to pour, the epoxied bars had to be tested before the lane could be...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 04-05-2016, 08:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,948
Posted By JDavis21835
Being the soils are sand, portland cement would...

Being the soils are sand, portland cement would provide the most effective results in a stabilization situation. Realistically, stating its sand, and rutting, I'm guessing the silt content is high,...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work Picture Post 04-01-2016, 08:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,049
Posted By JDavis21835
Its not backwoods. Its more or less a bucket of...

Its not backwoods. Its more or less a bucket of tar. Grab a rubber glove, grab a handful, run it around inside the bell, push the spigot home
Forum: Concrete & Paving 03-31-2016, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,407
Posted By JDavis21835
Anyone that has done any highway or public street...

Anyone that has done any highway or public street paving with concrete will know the capabilities of their paver. As to the question, can a concrete paver travel on an existing paved surface? The...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work Picture Post 03-31-2016, 05:59 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,049
Posted By JDavis21835
No rubbers and bear **** is the way to go

No rubbers and bear **** is the way to go
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 03-19-2016, 07:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,957
Posted By JDavis21835
Chicago is still using cast iron and lead joints...

Chicago is still using cast iron and lead joints inside
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 03-04-2016, 05:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,943
Posted By JDavis21835
The unstable ground is so much the issue. As you...

The unstable ground is so much the issue. As you know, Michigan has pretty liberal weight laws. I miss the 52 tons of material per truck in Michigan. Here in Illinois a truck with a dump trailer is...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 02-28-2016, 09:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,980
Posted By JDavis21835
They still haven't built a remote control machine...

They still haven't built a remote control machine that can provide optimum efficiency compared to having meat in the seat. It took the manufacturers years to understand that a dozer operator judges...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 02-27-2016, 07:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,980
Posted By JDavis21835
Its going to be extremely difficult to create a...

Its going to be extremely difficult to create a machine that just needs a baby sitter. Anyone that has sat in a GPS assisted machine, will tell you, there is quite a bunch of knowledge needed. The...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 02-21-2016, 07:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,980
Posted By JDavis21835
Ma thinks they know better than an employer, and...

Ma thinks they know better than an employer, and require anyone running equipment to get what they call a hoisting and portable license. I'm assuming its a similar idea to large cities like NYC and...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 02-16-2016, 08:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,957
Posted By JDavis21835
This is butt fusion equipment ...

This is butt fusion equipment
http://www.machinio.com/listings/7393621-used-2015-mcelroy-pitbull-no-14-18020-in-united-states

This is electro fusion equipment, I assume this is what you mean when...
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