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Old August 24th, 2011, 06:03 PM   #21
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count me in with ford 9n and back blade and hand tools. and 2 little helpers
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Old August 24th, 2011, 08:53 PM   #22
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Pat i have forks for the kubota if needed. Wondering if i should bring the landscape rake instead of a back blade?
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Thanks guys!
Wow! REALLY appreciate the equipment donations! This is too big a project to be done completely by hand.

Collin, I'm not sure. I see mostly bucket work with some smoothing and flattening.

What I'm actually worried about is that the OCRC won't drop enough gravel to fill the hill, just top coat it. The trench is getting pretty deep. It'd be REALLY cool if we could take a bunch of the sand that's washed to the bottom of the hill, scoop it up, take it to the top, and put it back where it came from before top-coating it with the gravel. Anyone have a small-ish dump truck? Something small enough that the tractors could reach over it to fill it with sand?

This is really coming together! We'll get the equipment started on the hill while the rest of us get the south end trimmed out and the neighbor's fence and the Seasonal Road sign moved to their proper locations. This might not end up being a long day at all thanks to all of you!

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Old August 24th, 2011, 09:54 PM   #24
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Wow! REALLY appreciate the equipment donations! This is too big a project to be done completely by hand.

Collin, I'm not sure. I see mostly bucket work with some smoothing and flattening.

What I'm actually worried about is that the OCRC won't drop enough gravel to fill the hill, just top coat it. The trench is getting pretty deep. It'd be REALLY cool if we could take a bunch of the sand that's washed to the bottom of the hill, scoop it up, take it to the top, and put it back where it came from before top-coating it with the gravel. Anyone have a small-ish dump truck? Something small enough that the tractors could reach over it to fill it with sand?

This is really coming together! We'll get the equipment started on the hill while the rest of us get the south end trimmed out and the neighbor's fence and the Seasonal Road sign moved to their proper locations. This might not end up being a long day at all thanks to all of you!

I don't have a truck, but I do know someone with a dump trailer. He might loan it out for this.
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I was thinking forks for hauling some logs if need be. Just let me know, Talked with Dad tonight and he is gonna be outa town for this, but said Bill Hezinga and John Bumstead might be interested in helping out also. But i have not contacted then as of now.
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I don't have a truck, but I do know someone with a dump trailer. He might loan it out for this.
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Old August 24th, 2011, 09:57 PM   #27
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Old August 24th, 2011, 10:01 PM   #28
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Pat i have forks for the kubota if needed. Wondering if i should bring the landscape rake instead of a back blade?
I have a back blade but no rake, you bring the rake i'll bring the backblade.
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Old August 25th, 2011, 12:46 PM   #29
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Sounds good Rich
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If I can get off work, I can bring a M101 trailer. Let me know if it is needed.
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Old August 25th, 2011, 08:46 PM   #31
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Old August 26th, 2011, 12:08 PM   #32
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I'm pullin' for both of you. We could really use your help!

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Old September 1st, 2011, 09:40 AM   #33
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Here's some pics of the hill.
I was half way up it (for reference)
The first pic is facing uphill.
The second is downhill.
The third shows the depth to which it has eroded.
That last pic shows how much sand has washed down the trail. That all used to be hard-paked black dirt.
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Old September 7th, 2011, 05:03 PM   #34
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Might have secured a rubber tracked skid steer for the day. Ill know soon. If so i will bring that instead of tractor.
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Old September 9th, 2011, 12:32 PM   #35
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Cool! Thanks!
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I'm leading a group on a U.P. off-road trip on the main date, but I'd be down for the raindate, possibly with a saw crew.
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Old September 11th, 2011, 02:11 PM   #37
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I'll let you know how it goes.
Thanks
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Old September 11th, 2011, 02:24 PM   #38
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Still planning on it.
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Got the day off, count me in with a tractor loader.
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Kick A$$!

Only a few days left and I'm gettin' anxious!
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