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Little road job

Discussion in 'Showtime!' started by Jakebreak, Nov 25, 2018.

  1. Jakebreak

    Jakebreak Well-Known Member

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    08E85322-4645-4800-883E-886E72F36E81.jpeg Started this easement road access for a friend got one hill cut down and started working on the other one til I ran out of diesel today 9FAFC778-6C6A-447A-969A-2018B828994D.jpeg
     
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  2. petepilot

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    dry dirt to work with at least
     
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    A little cut and fill. Looks good :)
     
  4. Jakebreak

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    Yeah it’s a little dry Pete I had a good misty rain most of the day yesterday to get some moisture in no rain today their calling for more rain next weekend I will track the sides of the fill in to tighten it up thanks junkyard that tranny has been doing good the hottest it has gotten up to is 210 but it’s stays around 180
     
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    Nice Jakebreak. That dirt looks like a dream to grade..:)
     
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  6. Jakebreak

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    Thanks cm it’s got some decomposed granite in it and some other material it will get hard with with enough water on it
     
  7. Jakebreak

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    Here’s some pictures from the 2 hill I did on Saturday 07CE53F5-BFEA-4430-8DB6-FE1075E7D948.jpeg 8E8C11B3-A7C7-4D69-849B-18EB26B091A2.jpeg 0458D8E0-50F2-49E3-A79D-427792EADC1A.jpeg
     
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  8. petepilot

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    if that were here right now you could`nt drive through it
     
  9. Jakebreak

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    Here’s the 3 one I started on Sunday I didn’t quite get it done I got to talk the owner and see what’s going on the dirt isn’t balancing out on this last one I had 3.5 ft to 2.5 ft of cut and 6-7ft of fills I’m coming up short 2847299E-FF42-44A2-9407-45A75F944C15.jpeg 3904C348-1E5E-4720-8938-AFF8015D750B.jpeg ED393343-679F-4C0A-A9EE-2CF46F181BEA.jpeg
     
  10. Jakebreak

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    I bet we got 3/4” of rain over 3 days and a little bit Saturday night got more this week coming it was slick in some spots on Saturday I spun the truck out going up a hill
     
  11. Shimmy1

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    Why wouldn't you?
     
  12. Jakebreak

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    The road goes out another 100’ then it stops bout where that green patch is if I can get away with it I might cut the fill down and see if I can stretch it
     
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    we have had so much rain this year we have a foot & half of undisturbed mud
     
  14. Shimmy1

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    What I meant was if you are trying to fill 6' while only cutting 2.5', obviously you're going to be short of dirt, unless you're cutting 3 times wider and deeper than your fill. And by your pics that doesn't appear to be the case.
     
  15. Jakebreak

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    I was thinking that’s what you meant shimmy yeah it’s not adding up either he’s going to have to bring dirt in or let cut some fill and see if I can stretch it I don’t know if it will make all we’re trying to do is get the incline down below 15% grade for an easement that runs through there I enjoy seeing your work from your thread you do good work
     
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    Thanks. That looks like a pretty fun job. Is that 5 diff-steer?
     
  17. Jakebreak

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    Yes it is diff steer I love it it can move some dirt I just need to get the lights working on it
     
  18. Jakebreak

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    I got the last one done they had me cut the fill down to 5’ at the deepest part we shall see what the surveyor says and see if it’s below 15% I picked up another job next door doing a roping arena pad E9CF41E0-FE15-4D27-A8D3-6356F5740990.jpeg 11EF12A3-6E1E-4A85-B869-1221847D4B81.jpeg 7D1B0116-B8AC-4312-81DB-950F4FC4E551.jpeg
     
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