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Hello!

I am trying to get some information on pedestrian trenchers. Any feedback would be MUCH appreciated. I have attached a survey that will only take 5 minutes to fill out, any little bit will help! Thanks so much.

<a href="http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=JZh_2b1l_2b5nUtKSs_2bl7G5OPw_3d_3d">Click Here to take survey</a>
 

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Sure, just send me a $300.00 check for the consultation.
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Do I have to fill in the whole square or just make a check mark?

Oh wait, I don't have a #2 pencil, I think the pedestrian trenchers stole it.

I googled 'pedestrian trencher' and all I could find was information on constipation and enema's. yuck!
 

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So once the pedestrians get trenched...WHO do you think will back fill...huh?
 

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So once the pedestrians get trenched...WHO do you think will back fill...huh?
...............:laughing:

I think they have to call in a specialist (thpecialitht) from San Francisco for that kind of work.

(Oh gosh, I may need to edit this post later on.)
 

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Trenchers

Hi guys,

It would really be great if someone who has experience with using trenchers could give me some RELEVANT information regarding them. Don't get me wrong, your jokes have provided some great entertainment, but I really need some help here! It would be GREAT if I could get some surveys filled out. Thanks!
 

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personally, i won't go off-site to take a survey. and i don't feel comfortable clicking anything that has 'monkey' in the title either...lol
if you are asking questions here about ditch-witches, just ask here, i'm sure many of us can answer any relevant questions.

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personally, i won't go off-site to take a survey. and i don't feel comfortable clicking anything that has 'monkey' in the title either...lol
:thumbsup: Excellent point. I thought this post was just a spam.

Asking people to fill out a survey in your first few posts as a member here makes it look like it's a spam. Right now your profile shows that your only 3 posts are on this thread and on this product, so.......
 

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Ok sorry for the misunderstandings. I'm a university student doing research for a senior project. I know nothing about trenchers, nor do I have any experience in the construction industry; hence the new membership to this Web site. The survey site is a legitimate well-known site, not spam but if you do not want to participate, that's fine. Any relevant information concerning trenchers or your experience with trenchers would be great...even if you like a specific brand! Thanks.
 

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I would rather pay some one then use a walk behind trencher!
 

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Getting opinions and reading about other people's experiences with a trencher is a pretty good start, but to really understand it, you should call a phone or cable company or your local gas company (any company that bury's cable or gas/electric lines). Ask if you can work with a couple of their guys for a day or two. You will learn more in one day from that experience than you ever could just reading about it.
 

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Getting opinions and reading about other people's experiences with a trencher is a pretty good start, but to really understand it, you should call a phone or cable company or your local gas company (any company that bury's cable or gas/electric lines). Ask if you can work with a couple of their guys for a day or two. You will learn more in one day from that experience than you ever could just reading about it.
I'd probably not use the word, "work" as there would be a liability issue. No company will allow you to work with their employees unless you are also an employee.
Just tell them what you're doing and ask to visit a site or two to observe the machines workings. If they'll allow you to do that, you can ask these guys questions about the various machines they've used.
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Thanks guys, that's all really helpful. I've actually run a couple of them and dug a few trenches myself, in addition to visiting a manufacturing plant, dealerships, and a few worksites. I'm really just looking to get some personal experience and opinions now for some additional research. I haven't spoken with too many "do-it-yourselfers" about it yet and I'm interested in what they might have to say. Again, thanks so much for the feedback...every little bit helps!
 
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