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Re: Finally took delivery of my mini excavator
« Reply #20 on: October 25, 2021, 06:26:57 PM »
I have that same machine, in a 305C

I have no idea what the difference between the "E" and "C" are, but it's a great machine. I have done so much with it...

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Re: Finally took delivery of my mini excavator
« Reply #21 on: October 25, 2021, 07:54:52 PM »
I have that same machine, in a 305C

I have no idea what the difference between the "E" and "C" are, but it's a great machine. I have done so much with it...
If I remember correctly the "C" has a Mitsubishi engine and the "E" has a Cat . Other than that and a few minor things,  basically the same machine. 
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Re: Finally took delivery of my mini excavator
« Reply #22 on: October 25, 2021, 08:58:55 PM »
Ground penetrating radar can't see under log piles.  Just saying.  
So layer of riff raff, layer of logs, riff raff,logs....
No, no, no, that will look suspicions.  Rif raff, dirt, logs on top of the ground, endangered flowers planted around the logs per Custom Sawyer.  Geesh - your first time?  :D
Then mail your wife a letter saying that you buried the riff raff under the vegetable garden and tell her not to plant it this year.  When 5-0 shows up they will rototill the garden for you looking for said riff raff saving you the time and effort.  
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Re: Finally took delivery of my mini excavator
« Reply #23 on: October 26, 2021, 10:28:32 AM »
On the jokes thread some time ago there was one about a green horn badged individual who told a rancher his badge allowed him to go anywhere on his property he desired, and the elderly rancher told him not to go in a certain area.  Sure enough that is the area where he headed.  The rancher knew that his brahama bull would take care of this riff raff and as the story goes el toro did not disappoint the owner.
There are many ways to handle riff raff, and some do not require using any tools.
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Re: Finally took delivery of my mini excavator
« Reply #24 on: October 26, 2021, 11:00:47 AM »
I have that same machine, in a 305C

I have no idea what the difference between the "E" and "C" are, but it's a great machine. I have done so much with it...
If I remember correctly the "C" has a Mitsubishi engine and the "E" has a Cat . Other than that and a few minor things,  basically the same machine.
You are correct, mine has the Mitsubishi engine.  It is one of the best starting and smoothest diesels I own. 

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Re: Finally took delivery of my mini excavator
« Reply #25 on: October 26, 2021, 12:30:30 PM »
Thereís a story of a gentleman in the northern part of Stokes County who was accused of riff raff disposal.  The SBI and sheriffs department were interested in solving the case.  An informant told where the body was supposedly buried under a specific maple tree.  

The investigators showed up with shovels and announced where they intended to dig.  The accused went with them and helped dig with shovels and mattocks.  All the while the accusedís backhoe was parked up the hill.  

They started to dig under the maple tree in what was undisturbed soil, roots and all.  After about 2 hours and a 4íx4í square about 10Ē deep, the investigators packed up and left.  They never did determine if the gentleman disposed of the riff raff or not.
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Re: Finally took delivery of my mini excavator
« Reply #26 on: October 26, 2021, 04:05:26 PM »
Got 220 acres of woods, a bulldozer, and a compact excavator. But don't need to burn any diesel to dispose of said riff-raff. One of the perks of living on the shore of a 800 ft deep lake. :D

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Re: Finally took delivery of my mini excavator
« Reply #27 on: October 26, 2021, 05:38:43 PM »
No need to dig here. Put them in the bog and  a 3 foot layer of rock. 
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Re: Finally took delivery of my mini excavator
« Reply #28 on: October 26, 2021, 09:43:47 PM »
I can tell you from experience that if you don't dig the hole deep enough the Riff Raff will surface again in a scene reminessent of Pet Cemetary.  Faint square outline in the dirt in the woods, oblong / round bony thing sticking out of the dirt and the Riff Raff that owned said dirt had not been seen for seveal years.  Yup - it was what it appeared to be.  That case is still open and I doubt anyone is trying too hard to solve it.  
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Re: Finally took delivery of my mini excavator
« Reply #29 on: October 26, 2021, 10:16:20 PM »
Is this the Halloween topic? 
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Re: Finally took delivery of my mini excavator
« Reply #30 on: October 26, 2021, 10:31:34 PM »
Is this the Halloween topic?
Apparently. ;D
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Re: Finally took delivery of my mini excavator
« Reply #31 on: October 26, 2021, 10:34:05 PM »
I can tell you from experience that if you don't dig the hole deep enough the Riff Raff will surface again .....
I HATE when that happens.
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Re: Finally took delivery of my mini excavator
« Reply #32 on: October 26, 2021, 10:43:23 PM »
Is this the Halloween topic?
Nope, but there was a Phish concert playing about 40 miles north of there so plenty of freaks were running around. 
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Re: Finally took delivery of my mini excavator
« Reply #33 on: October 27, 2021, 09:40:39 AM »
Nice score Patrick!
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Re: Finally took delivery of my mini excavator
« Reply #34 on: October 28, 2021, 08:24:42 AM »
Nice machine. Life is better with my mini  excavator. 

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Re: Finally took delivery of my mini excavator
« Reply #35 on: October 28, 2021, 08:46:47 AM »
Iím thinking a mulching head would be a great accessory for a mini.  

I guess it could be used for a multitude of things...,,
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Re: Finally took delivery of my mini excavator
« Reply #36 on: November 01, 2021, 06:32:35 AM »
On the jokes thread some time ago there was one about a green horn badged individual who told a rancher his badge allowed him to go anywhere on his property he desired, and the elderly rancher told him not to go in a certain area.  Sure enough that is the area where he headed.  The rancher knew that his brahama bull would take care of this riff raff and as the story goes el toro did not disappoint the owner.
There are many ways to handle riff raff, and some do not require using any tools.
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My memory of this story includes the green horn hollering for help and the rancher leaning on the fence and yelling at him to show the bull his badge.
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Re: Finally took delivery of my mini excavator
« Reply #37 on: November 01, 2021, 08:49:06 AM »
That's the way to go. I got one a year ago, smaller than that. I love it so much I keep it in the shed and try not to use it.

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« Reply #38 on: November 01, 2021, 08:59:31 AM »
On the jokes thread some time ago there was one about a green horn badged individual who told a rancher his badge allowed him to go anywhere on his property he desired, and the elderly rancher told him not to go in a certain area.  Sure enough that is the area where he headed.  The rancher knew that his brahama bull would take care of this riff raff and as the story goes el toro did not disappoint the owner.
There are many ways to handle riff raff, and some do not require using any tools.
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My memory of this story includes the green horn hollering for help and the rancher leaning on the fence and yelling at him to show the bull his badge.
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That's the one.
To me that was a clever way of the rancher getting rid of the riff raff.
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« Reply #39 on: November 01, 2021, 10:20:39 AM »
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My memory of this story includes the green horn hollering for help and the rancher leaning on the fence and yelling at him to show the bull his badge.
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