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Finally the yard is done

Postby cowboy » Sat Apr 22, 2006 8:29 pm

:P Lots of seat time guys :D Cubs been running 8hrs a day all week 8) Got the front yard done tuesday. The back yard what a mess. Three different steps. Holes, sharp drop offs roots stumps. Dug up at least ten cinder blocks old footings rocks :roll: Disk it graded it. Disk it agin cut it down. Go out farther to get more dirt to level it regrade it. Do it agin :!: Some spots got 18" filled in to get it to grade :shock: Its amazing how good the cub is for finish grading :lol: 8)

Got up on the roof for this picture :wink:

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Seeded rolled and fertilised ready for rain :!:

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I a happy puppy now boys :P :P :!: Can't wait till its green :lol:

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Postby evielboweviel » Sat Apr 22, 2006 8:35 pm

looks good
I see you got that wagon all done. I haven't started on mine yet
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Postby TOOLMAN » Sat Apr 22, 2006 8:35 pm

Great Job Billy Looks Good
I need to level my back yard
The grader blade did that that smooth?
Nice job
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Postby Bigdog » Sat Apr 22, 2006 8:36 pm

Great work Cowboy!
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Postby Psycho » Sat Apr 22, 2006 8:43 pm

Looks great, but we don't like green, we like red :wink: :wink: :wink: .Awesome job on the grading. Looking like a park :lol: Is that roller made for a cub, or did you adapt?

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Postby gitractorman » Sat Apr 22, 2006 9:08 pm

Wow Cowboy. Looks great. I know exactly how you feel, it takes a lot of patients and re-doing to get everything right, but when it's done, it feels great. Don't worry, it'll turn green.
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Postby cowboy » Sat Apr 22, 2006 9:12 pm

:D Thanks Guys :!:

Ron I am not done yet. I just pulled it around back. I have to get the cross braces on it yet and bolt the floor in.

Toolman yep the blade got it that smooth :!: I disked it to loosen it up then graded it. I should have plowed it first but their is a propane line in there somewhere and I did not want to get into it. It will not cut through grass or hard packed clay you have to plow or disk it first.

Bob I haven't seen red grass before where do you get it :wink: :?: I got the roller from TSC thursday. Its 24"x 48" it would have been nice to find one a foot wider my tires are one notch out and it doen not quite cover the rear wheels.

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Postby Rudi » Sat Apr 22, 2006 9:42 pm

Billy:

Wow! That really looks great. Bet ya had tons of fun and seat time on that job 8) 8) :lol:
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Postby Donny M » Sat Apr 22, 2006 9:47 pm

Hey Cowboy, that looks great :!: Can you come to my house to play :?: Bring your toys :lol: When we get finished playing we can go riding :wink:
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Postby John(videodoc) » Sat Apr 22, 2006 9:57 pm

looking GReat Billy. Boy, that grain wagon in the background sure looks like the one i got out back. Is that the one you brought home with you. ??
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Postby 'Country' Elliott » Sun Apr 23, 2006 3:30 am

Hey "Cowboy Billy"...GREAT JOB on your yard (and your Lil' Red Wagon looks like it's brand-NEW!!!) :wink: Where did ya find that old lawn roller???(looks like it may have come off a golf course at one time) :wink:
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Postby Rick Prentice » Sun Apr 23, 2006 5:55 am

Hey Billy. What a great job. I think you should leave it that way and just blend/match your grass mowing lines along with those dirt lines :shock: and you'll have a picture perfect conversation piece. I can see your talent once again from your knowledge of heavy equipment. Again, Great job, Rick
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Postby beaconlight » Sun Apr 23, 2006 6:54 am

Billy i was glad to see you compacteds it with the roller. 18 inches isn't a whole lot of fill but if not compacted can make you wish you had after the first winter. You are an artist with a blad.

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Postby evielboweviel » Sun Apr 23, 2006 7:07 am

we use the rollers from TSC at work also. However always change the tongue out for a longer one. It just bolts in and you get a longer piece of sq tube and drill and bolt it in. seems to make it a lot easier to work with
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Postby Kodiak » Sun Apr 23, 2006 7:13 am

Billy,
Great looking yard!!! Super job. Looks like you're planning ahead for some more seat time with the mower :D If you want you can come down and do my back yard , it could use a once over :!: and by the way where did you go to get that picture :?: Did you climb a tree or what :?:

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