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Junkyard's work thread.....maybe haha

Discussion in 'Shop Talk' started by Junkyard, Aug 2, 2016.

  1. crane operator

    crane operator Senior Member

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    New toolbelt, shades, shorts and tennis shoes, you are sooo ready to be a framer.
     
  2. DMiller

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    And you still need more bracing!!! Doesn’t look sturdy enough!!!
     
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  3. Junkyard

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    Come on you guys :rolleyes:
     
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  4. DMiller

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    You know as I, put it out there likely to get stomped!!!
     
  5. Tinkerer

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    2x4s diagonally across your posts will hold them after they are plumbed.:)
     
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  6. Junkyard

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    Back to wrench bending. A couple weeks ago the “guys” pulled the trans out of the newest 2500. I have the pleasure of installing the rebuilt trans. Boy they sure did it the hard way. I went ahead and pulled the skid out with the engine so I could comfortably install the trans and mounts then put the whole mess back in. Way easier than standing up on the rig.

    I still have hoses to swab and coolers to clean out as well as some wiring to tidy up. She might be running tomorrow.

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  7. DMiller

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    Less time to peel the Skid and install than to stand on head trying to get that trans aligned!! At least SOME Shade. Gonna wash out the crap hole?
     
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  8. WRA

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    What's new in Junkyards neck of the woods?
     
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  9. Junkyard

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    Hmmm let’s see here. Usual rig moves. On a rock job in AR that’s doing a good job of kicking our a$$. Got our hands on a down hole hammer that’s been doing a great job of perforating the 96” shafts.

    It’s been freakin HOT. Just now starting to cool down. I’ll probably start piddling in my shop again soon. We’ve been so busy at work I haven’t done much but mow the grass there.

    I did manage to take a couple days off and even had time to harass DMiller on the way home from a little trip up to MI. I’m so ready to get out in the woods and gather up some firewood!

    What’s going on over there? Looks like the hurricane wasn’t as bad as they were expecting.
     
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  10. WRA

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    What hurricane? Just kidding.

    It rained for about a day, and we spent the next day shuffling equipment around so that the pipe and grading crews could work on other jobs. So we had it very easy here in the Raleigh area. Since the hurricane, it has been very dry and dusty, I can't even remember if it has rained since then.
     
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  11. hvy 1ton

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    Just saw your youtube clip of the DTH. So, the plan is to swiss cheese the 96" hole with the DTH hammer and come back with a 96" rock bit? Is this in the Ouachitas? I know there is some hard rock in those mountains.
     
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  12. Junkyard

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    More or less yeah. 8 24” perforations then we run a 36” auger to depth, then a 48”, then a 60”, 72”, 84” and finish with a 96” core barrel (giant hole saw).

    It’s a bridge on the buffalo river near Jasper. Dolomite or dolostone is what they call the rock.
     
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  13. AzIron

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    That dolomite is some hard stuff broke a hammer trying to get thru that
     
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    I know exactly how hard it is. The now entering ouchita national forest sign is at the end of my driveway. Had to hammer about 3 hours on every culvert I put in on it
     
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  15. Junkyard

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    Then y’all know the misery we’ve been dealing with!
     
  16. Oldcatpusher

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    I've actually seen your jobsite. Seen it I guess when they were delivering equipment to it in the spring. And are y'all doing the bridge over by the Illinois river by talequah?
     
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    We’ve done some work over that way, I’m not aware of a current job there. It’s probably Tulsa Pier or Manhattan doing that one.
     
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