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A little Ca work

Discussion in 'Showtime!' started by ddigger, Nov 10, 2011.

  1. ddigger

    ddigger Senior Member

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    Colorado Digger wrote
    No I didnt, might have been ok, but it just didnt grab me.
    This week doing alittle clearing along the Sacramento River. Next move over to the American then the Feather for some levee work. Last week built a creek crossing for a bridge widening job in Roseville. With some crack fixing on my thumb and a little dental work.
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    IMAG00662.jpg Next will be a little strip mall demo. Then the wk of the 21st start wrecking 15 houses and out buildings along with sidewalks curb and gutter and streets plus 86 trees. That should carry us thru the 1st of the yr. There ya go CD, and I will update with pics as we go.
     
  2. Colorado Digger

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    looking good

    thanks for the fotos. looking good. i am beat.:notworthy
     

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    ohh ps. it is time to do some rack mounting instead of dental work.:tong
     

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    Nice rack C D always enjoy seeing pictures of nice racks.

    Did you get a new excavator, that your guys are fueling? If so we need more pictures.
     
  5. ddigger

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    Heres a few of the Feather River site.
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    looks like Nordic. I worked on the levees for them 4 years ago
     
  7. ddigger

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    Good eye, we are doing the clearing for them at several locations.
     
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    I ran a 600 Deer and blade for them . Hence the human 600! They have very well maintained equipment! Axel runs a tight ship! If ya see little Jason the asian looking guy tell em Kevin Post says howdy. He usually ran the 1250 long boom. We also both ran the 385 in my profile pict. I ran nights he ran days!
     
  9. ddigger

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    Heres some house demos were doing in Santa Rosa Ca, during, after, garage find, and the next house to go.
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  10. ddigger

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    Heres a few from the same spot as the last pic one day later. IMAG0106.jpg
     
  11. dirthog28

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    Man thats pretty slick cleanup of the crawlspace and to leave all the blocks in place, whats the secret to that. When I've done demo I usually try to fall the house within its on perimeter and crush it right there which usually ends with a few blocks being loaded in with the debries. You must throw everything outside and pull the floor system off in big sections??
     
  12. ddigger

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    I also keep the house within its footprint, this on had a garage attached that I could drag the demo onto to process and load out, thats the right idea with the floor, doesnt always go as planned. It also doesnt hurt that I have one of the hardest working and best laborer with me as well. As far as the FP I like to leave them stand to haul out latter with the concrete. Again doesnt always work out.
     
  13. ddigger

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    This is Monday morning Dec 5, we are wrecking 15 houses and a small community center plus removing about 70 trees, we will also remove streets and sidewalks. live_oak_1.jpg The next is Friday the 10th. live_oak_2.jpg
    We plan on being done Tuesday the 13th.
     
  14. Colorado Digger

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    looking good

    nice to see that you are busy. where are the last set of fotos taken?


    regards, cd
     
  15. ddigger

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    That was in a little town called Live Oak, just north of Yuba City on Hwy 70. The job before that was in Santa Rosa.
     
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    I was invited last wk to a demo project at a collage, tearing down old dorms. The job is being done by the last company that I worked wages for, before I went on my own in 86. So I am here hrly. The buildings are all conrete constuction with trace amounts of asbestous in the paint. So everything has to be burrito wraped and sent to a designated land fill, even the soft demo, so everything is mixed (thats why the loads look so contaminated). Funny thing is the asbestous is so minute that once it leaves the site it is no longer considered hazardous(osha on site worker protection). We seperate and bundle the rebar for recycle.
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    Interesting work as always ddigger. Is that an old Kenworth cabover in the second pic? You just don't see many cabovers anymore.
     
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    Great pics, as always. What college is that at. Looks kinda messy with all that asbestos. Just a trace I guess. Any more demo on the horizon? Lemme know.

    Hope you are doing well. Hello to Ryan too.
     
  19. ddigger

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    CM1995 wrote
    Is that an old Kenworth cabover in the second pic?

    Hey Wolf, thats at UC Davis, Davis CA. Yeah the asbestos is making it a pain. We have 5 of the 12 buildings completed now. Ryan is on the Airport Demo, but I will pass along the greeting. I know we have several more demos in the near future, but I havent bothered to ask what they are yet. I know that some are located at Clear Lake.

    Yes CM1995, thats what that is. He is an owner operator thats been around forever. The old truck looks like heck, but it is one of the most well mantained trucks you`ll ever come accross.
     
  20. ddigger

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    Things are coming along nicley, things have dried up making cleanup a bit easier. These pics are from nearly the same spot. And for those with an eye for detail whats differant about my machine?
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