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Demolition, clearing and grading

Discussion in 'Showtime!' started by Landclearer, May 18, 2014.

  1. Landclearer

    Landclearer Senior Member

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    JNB, I had pines that had 38 inch butts on the logs so after a some processing I ground up the stumps. I can put a regular 20 inch or so pine stump in it without breaking it up any.
     
  2. Landclearer

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    Thanks CM, that means a lot.
     
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    Nice commercial dig. Hate seeing the crack in the second picture. Especially after doing all the work and then it caves in, but like you said what can you do. The ground looks horrible but the job turned out well.

    Grinder pics are great too. That is a big ole pile on both ends of the grinder.
     
  4. Landclearer

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    Thanks FD. Do you have much trouble with walls caving in? Last couple I have done the ground has been so saturated we have had walls go and take the forms with it.
     
  5. JNB

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    Back in the dark ages when I was trimming pools, I remember a few that I had to use 8' kickers on. Not fun.
     
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    You guys truly have an awesome thing going LC, I really enjoy looking at your pics! Looks like fun grinding and producing mulch, I'd be scared of snakes!
     
  8. CM1995

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    Thanks Nedly. The ones I see mostly around here are mounted on the neck of the knuckle boom trailer. They have knives for delimbing and hydraulic saw to top with.

    Like this one -

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  9. Landclearer

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    The second to last one I dug was so bad that after we moved out they dug by hand for 3 days and panel formed most of the pool. Glad I am the operator:D
     
  10. Landclearer

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    Thanks Nedly. I try to get something a little different every week but sometimes I can only put on what I do. If I had to pick one thing to do it would be working in the woods clearing and logging. Don't worry about the snakes. I rarely see any.
     
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    CM, the loader has a delimber as well as the buck saw. I will post some pics of the logging stuff. I never put any pics on because I did not think there were many southern logging fans on here.
     
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    I'll happily look at any equipment pictures regardless of where its at :D
     
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    I have always enjoyed your clearing photos and have admired your equipment. We do land clearing and logging in New York and always enjoy seeing how guys do it in different areas. You have a top notch operation knowing how hard it is to keep equipment in nice shape in the woods.
     
  14. Landclearer

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    Thanks guys. I am glad to hear you enjoy the pics. NYlogger, I agree, I really like seeing how everyone else does the same job in different areas. Yes it is hard to keep stuff looking good in the woods but I guess I am used to it now after so many years.
     
  15. Landclearer

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    Worked on a bunch of stuff this week. Finished up a job for now and moved onto a new one.

    First pics are of the pad we are building for the pool house job. It will be a little while before we are back on this one.

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    These are of a new job. There are going to be 3 building pads and two parking lots added to the existing shopping center. They only wanted the first pad done now and going to start the others very soon.

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  16. Landclearer

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    Here we are hauling dirt to the pool pad ad finishing it up.

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    Nice hefty load on the M9! What...no Red Dot yet? :D
     
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    The double sideboards look like they did the trick. It's hauling now for sure. Looking good:thumbsup
     
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    Didn't you notice he has the AC on, the windshield is open;)
     
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    IT has past our expectations for sure. It will have paid for itself when we move the dirt back out of there.