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Old February 4th, 2013, 12:19 PM   #41
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Run a ditch witch making two cuts the width of your backhoe bucket. It will come out in perfect squares.
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Old February 4th, 2013, 12:41 PM   #42
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Run a ditch witch making two cuts the width of your backhoe bucket. It will come out in perfect squares.
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Old February 4th, 2013, 03:44 PM   #43
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Whatever you decide, make sure you don't hire anyone that isn't wearing a tuxedo while quoting or estimating. The word will get around.
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Can you get a frost tooth for the backhoe? If the frost is less than 12" you can rip it with a backhoe if you take your time. Once you get a hole started your all set. Another thing I have done in the past is to use a concrete saw with a diamond blade to scar the area and it comes up pretty easy then.
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Old February 4th, 2013, 06:25 PM   #46
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My mechanics can't fix much but they look good doing it.
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Old February 4th, 2013, 06:38 PM   #47
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Old February 4th, 2013, 07:59 PM   #48
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How much would you pay me to build a tire fire and use a shovel if I wear a tuxedo? I'll bring the tires and gas to get it started.
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Old February 4th, 2013, 08:15 PM   #49
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Not environmentally friendly, but what if you poured antifreeze on the ground where you needed to dig?
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Old February 5th, 2013, 07:52 AM   #50
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Not environmentally friendly, but what if you poured antifreeze on the ground where you needed to dig?
Propyline glycol is not really that bad for the environment or animals that may consume it. The problem with your method is that it will only work if liquid water will mix with it. Since everything is frozen, it will not be miscible with the antifreeze therefore it will not work. I think a torpedo heater is in my near future.
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How much would you pay me to build a tire fire and use a shovel if I wear a tuxedo? I'll bring the tires and gas to get it started.
Exactly one dollar plus cost of fuel.
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Old February 5th, 2013, 07:55 AM   #52
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move to Florida. voila! no frozen ground problem
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