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We are working on installing a more elaborate water system before winter strikes, but we ran in to a huge problem: we needed to dig a trench on a 47 degree slope that had lots of tree roots and was full of rocks. This exact situation made it not ideal for an excavator OR a Ditch Witch, meaning we had to get creative. Jesse remembered that he knew someone that had a tool that used air to dig through soil, and he thought it just may do the task, so he gave him a call to see if we might be able to borrow it. Miraculously, he said yes, and we got to work! While we were off to a slow start due to a learning curve, this tool surpassed our expectations and we now have a 200′ ditch 3′ deep that we dug using air! Now, we’re on to more challenges to getting a cistern and plumbing system in before winter, but at least our ditch is dug which we thought would be the hardest part!
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Post time: 12-04-2017