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skata's Recent Activity

  1. skata replied to the thread Utilities across a driveway for new construction.

    Good idea!

    Jul 6, 2022 at 11:08 PM
  2. skata replied to the thread 299C AC leak 1999year Serial# jsp00399.

    Do you have gauges? See any oil residue anywhere? If it leaks that bad, you'll need to add some oil.

    Jul 6, 2022 at 9:11 PM
  3. skata replied to the thread Safety bar Proximity switch.

    Don't tell us brand and model, because there is zero chance the issue is something else...

    Jul 6, 2022 at 9:09 PM
  4. skata liked Keith Merrell's post in the thread Utilities across a driveway for new construction.

    Worlds most reliable locator - excavator bucket finds them every time haha

    Jul 6, 2022 at 8:53 PM
  5. skata liked 02SILVER's post in the thread Utilities across a driveway for new construction.

    The depth function only works when you are putting your own signal down the line. It does not work in radio mode. It is accurate to...

    Jul 6, 2022 at 5:29 PM
  6. skata replied to the thread Utilities across a driveway for new construction.

    Do you find the depth function to be somewhat accurate?

    Jul 6, 2022 at 4:15 PM
  7. skata replied to the thread Utilities across a driveway for new construction.

    I have an RD4000. Know of an easy way to learn it?

    Jul 6, 2022 at 3:20 PM
  8. skata replied to the thread Utilities across a driveway for new construction.

    Any of you guys use a locator? I had bought a used radiodetection locator years ago, and still haven't gotten to learn how to use it lol.

    Jul 6, 2022 at 1:51 PM
  9. skata liked MCE1993's post in the thread Utilities across a driveway for new construction.

    It helps to dig slow and carefully with a smooth edge bucket and have a guy standing in front of you watching every swipe. Never a bad...

    Jul 5, 2022 at 10:57 PM
  10. skata liked willie59's post in the thread Utilities across a driveway for new construction.

    Always call for locate, but even then it's not an exact science, as in "there's utilities here, oh, there it is!" Locate at least let's...

    Jul 5, 2022 at 10:57 PM
  11. skata liked Keith Merrell's post in the thread Utilities across a driveway for new construction.

    The first time you hit fiber gas or a primary line you will forget all of the time spent potholing. One thing you have to ask yourself...

    Jul 5, 2022 at 10:56 PM
  12. skata replied to the thread Utilities across a driveway for new construction.

    Oh I call for locates all the time. But they don't tell you how deep the utilities are, unless happen to catch the fellow and ask him.

    Jul 5, 2022 at 10:23 PM
  13. skata posted a new thread.

    Utilities across a driveway for new construction

    I do mostly residential new construction. We have to dig down a little for the driveways to place stone. Do you guys just assume the...

    Forum: General Industry Questions

    Jul 5, 2022 at 10:10 PM
  14. skata replied to the thread JLG 6042 overheating maybe?.

    Engine block. Thermostat housing...

    Jul 2, 2022 at 8:07 PM