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Old 08-27-2006, 10:30 AM   #1
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I'm digging a 1 ft. X 1 ft X60 ft ditch and my neighbour suggests that I hose it down to make digging easier. Before I make a muddy mess I want to get the experts' opinion on this.

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Old 08-27-2006, 11:32 AM   #2
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Not needed machine are powerful enough.

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Old 08-27-2006, 02:48 PM   #3
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Are you planning on using a ditcher? Or you planning on doing it the old fashioned way? A ditcher won't beed it, if doing by hand, I would wet it down a day ahead of time....but remember, it would still be tough. A ditcher is a pretty cheap tool to rent compared to back breaking labor.
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Old 08-27-2006, 03:39 PM   #4
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I am digging by hand as I can't rent a machine where I live. The reason being is that the ground is too rocky for these machines.
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Old 08-27-2006, 04:40 PM   #5
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Ouch! You might check around...my trencher has rock teeth that I install when needed.
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