Re: [multimachine] Re: Jeremmy in Kenya has a problem
- At 01:30 PM 12/2/2012, you wrote:
>normal practice is to compact and then cut the dirt to grade.Not that I have seen. Normal is to bring the grade up in steps,
compacting each lift before adding more material. Then grade the
last step off just slightly high. When it's compacted it'll be on
grade. You have to know your materials and how much they compact per
unit of depth.
But the other way, to build high and cut to grade has you moving
material in and then wasting some. It takes time and effort to move
each yard of material...which is $$$ out the window if you waste by
plan. And then the last cut leaves the surface loose and needing to
- Had not heard from Jeremmy in a few days, turns out that his malaria kicked in again and he was back in hospital. He was able to borrow a visitor's laptop to let me know.When he gets out, I'm going to wire him $30 to buy aluminum scrap. He has been trying to collect aluminum for months but has only come up with a stack of clutch disks from a tractor. Can't imagine what kind of an alloy it would be.Pat
From: David G. LeVine <dlevine@...>
Sent: Monday, April 15, 2013 6:15 PM
Subject: Re: [multimachine] Jeremmy in Kenya has a problem
On 04/12/2013 10:17 PM, Shannon DeWolfe wrote:
His concrete is drying and he is now looking ahead for a solution tothe chuck back plate problem.
Dumb idea: How about a manhole cover for a really big faceplate? Good flat cast iron...
"Among the many misdeeds of British rule in India, history will look upon the Act of depriving a whole nation of arms as the blackest."
Mohandus Ghandi, An Autobiography, Page 446.