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Demolition, clearing and grading

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

  1. Jmac03

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    Looking good!! Do you have an Instagram Landclearer?
     
  2. Landclearer

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    Thanks Jmac! No Instagram, I have a hard enough time posting pics on here :D
     
  3. CM1995

    CM1995 Super Moderator

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    That's a sweet D6D LC, congrats!

    Love to find a nice dozer like that to keep our dump pushed off.

    I didn't know they made it in LGP, learn something new everyday.:D
     
  4. Landclearer

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    It has been a while but it has been busy busy!

    These are a few older pics from before Christmas. Had to repair a slab and surrounding asphalt at a gas station we frequent. The sand around the tanks settled and the slab stated to sag as well as the asphlat so we had to redo the one end.

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  5. Landclearer

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    A few more. This is a 4 acre clearing job with a house demo on it. There was 62 tons of wood debris, 60 -70 tons of brick and about 100 tons of concrete on this. The brick and concrete are estimates as the loads were not scaled.

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    The last 2 are from a little pipe job. I have pics of the pipe but they are on my phone.

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  6. clintm

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    That tank is not trying to float is it
     
  7. Landclearer

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    I don't think it tried to float but can't say for sure. The guy that runs the gas station made sure the tank was full before we removed the concrete.
     
  8. ScottAR

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    Neat to see how they do things in other places. They back fill underground tanks here with pea stone. Usually by a stone slinger or concrete conveyor truck.

    The pipe job on a golf course?
     
  9. Landclearer

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    Around here they use mason sand to backfill around tanks. I don't think there is a stone slinger within a 100 miles of us. Don't know why, there are jobs we could use them on.

    Yes that is a golf course we were on.
     
  10. dirty4fun

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    All I use now to back fill is stone chips or pea gravel. Pretty much stops the settling problems, and doesn't flow away like sand does.
     
  11. Landclearer

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    Had 3 lots to clear this week. One was easy, two were a pain with a ton of tree canopy that you can't disturb. I did find something interesting in a palm tree. It is a 50 cal. (that according to people who know) is from WWII. They would fly over and and use the area as a practice range.

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  12. joispoi

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    How did you stumble across that round?
     
  13. Landclearer

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    I saw the hole in the palm tree and did a little digging and heard metal tinking. There's another one on the lot next to the one I did and will take a look at that one when clear it.
     
  14. CM1995

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    That's pretty cool LC. One day I'd love to have my own 50 cal.:)
     
  15. Landclearer

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    I am looking forward to the next lot as there is one on there as well. I would love to have a .50 cal also. I do have a Smith and Wesson 500 magnum
     
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    Landclearer time to buy a slinger
     
  17. ScottAR

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    A friend of mine has a 50bmg. Quite a novel device. Take a wad of $5 out of your wallet and say bang as you drop each one on the table. The gun is the cheapest part of the deal.
     
  18. Landclearer

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    Thought about it but we have enough irons in the fire as it is( haha). Wonder what they bring an hour?
     
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    Yes that is an expensive toy to play with for sure. I think it is like $2.00 per round for my 500.
     
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    Been super busy at work and not to much time for pics but did get some this Week. We are screening 20-25000 yards of dirt. The stuff is wet and sticky and were having trouble getting it through the trommel so we are using a Powerscreen Warrior, Once we got the right screens in, it started producing pretty good. As you can see there are a few roots in the stuff screen 003.jpg screen 004.jpg screen 005.jpg screen 003.jpg screen 004.jpg screen 005.jpg screen 003.jpg
     

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