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EGS's pictures from work

Discussion in 'Showtime!' started by EGS, Aug 4, 2009.

  1. RonG

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    If you keep your blade low the material will roll down hill just outside your lower track and keeps it from sliding,it is amazing what you can do with the right dozer.
    Try that with an old TD-8 and you will appreciate what you have there.I have always considered the John Deeres the nicest to run on a side hill like that but what you have there is hard to beat.You do get a cheek rash after a while.Ron G
     
  2. Steve K

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    Evan, Thanks for clearing theat up! Yes I am the guy in EGS's last few posts and am a brand new member on this forum. RonG as far as that slope, it wasn't too bad to handle as I had a good hoe-man leaving little for me to do (egs) which makes my job much easier!
     
  3. RonG

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    That will get you some points Steve....LOL.Ron G
     
  4. EGS

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    You guys should listen to this guy he really seems to know what he is talking about.:)
     
  5. Colorado Digger

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    how about a few pics from cheese country?
     
  6. EGS

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    These are the only fresh pics I have.
     

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    so, i am sure the new hoe is yours eh? lot's of material. we don't have dump trucks like that down here. it is either a 10 wheeler or an 18 wheeler. do you guys have a dump site on that job or is it all export? the material looks to be going straight into trucks which limits the amount of time you have to handle it.
    regards, cd:usa
     
  8. dirty4fun

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    Good looking old Johnny popper. Nice to see them being used, not just sitting for show!

    Lots of trucks up there have multiple axles, a few look like they are all wheels, to me.
     
  9. deerefan

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    Most companies up here run tri's or quads ( two drives and two pushers) bt occasionally you'll see some end dumps
     
  10. EGS

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    Quads, two drives and two pushers are pretty much the name of the game around here. I am in the 345 on the left. We have dump sites all over the place. They try to keep the hauls as short as possible. Some of the material is also staying on site for fills.
     
  11. EGS

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    I figured I better put up a pic before Colorado Digger gets after me.:D:D

    A pic with push-cats and scrapers this ought to start world war 3. The first question is going to be "why are they pushing up hill?":)
     

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    push cats

    are you sure that we are ready for the conflict and bickering over scrapers and push cats. i am now sure it will never end:tong
     
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    Those are some great pictures! That's a serious cut those two hoes and dozer are working. What's the reason for such the large change in elevation?
     
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    I for one am happy to see scrapers and push cats! I see hoes and trucks every day. What I wouldn't give to be on a good scraper show about now.....
     
  15. EGS

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    You want to see some scraper pics Jason, well here you go.:)
     

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    wow id hate to see what happen if that scraper caught a good size rock with that much hp behind it! LOL
     
  17. Michael H

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    Whats up?? Working to hard to post some pics for us?