Dune33
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Turning the pile

This is a pile that has been sitting for years and i just started to turn every few weeks[img][img]https://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d44/dune33/pile1.jpg[/img]
I can realy feel the heat when turning
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It looks beautiful! Can I borrow your Bobcat?
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Wow, that's impressive! When you add that to your 20 x 60, full-sun exposed garden I can just imagine how things will grow. What were the original ingredients of the pile?
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I still have a pile at my place that is much more finished 3-4 years old and that with a load of cow manure will go no the garden this fall.
This pile is two doors down at the neighbors the pile is oak leaves,grass andsome twigs and branches.
The pile didint start out as compost just his dump so thier was some logs in thier so I'm getting good at picking the logs out with the skid steer.
mabe this fall i will move the pile to my place.
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nice dune! thats one big heap.

So what were the ingredients?

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It looks beautiful! Can I borrow your Bobcat?
Stella I know you can read, thats not a Bobcat. :P :lol:

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DoubleDogFarm wrote:
It looks beautiful! Can I borrow your Bobcat?
Stella I know you can read, thats not a Bobcat. :P :lol:

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Eric
Thats why Bobcats are so expensive because when we think skid steer we think bobcat, i do love having the Case 1825 it sits around alot but when i need to move something i can,we had so much snow last winter, i had piles all around.
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My neighbor has one. I borrowed it for turning several yards of Horse Manure I was composting a few years back. It gets hot for sure, the horse manure :) .

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A 45, very nice!

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Dune,
if there are a few logs, try burying them(Hugelkulter) with just an inch or two top soil or 6 inches of finished compost on top
It will add humus and tilthe to give great results for years to come.

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DoubleDogFarm wrote:
It looks beautiful! Can I borrow your Bobcat?
Stella I know you can read, thats not a Bobcat. :P :lol:

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I think I'm embarrassed, but I'm not certain. "Bobcat" might be a general term up here for little yellow machines that can dig trenches and move things around. Sort of like "Kleenex" means any soft paper square used to blow a nose. Then again, it could just be that everyone up here buys the Bobcat brand. I don't know much about them other than that I really wished I had one when I was breeding horses :lol:
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Stella,

Just giving you a little nudge. :wink:

You are correct, the Bobcat name is used just like Kleenex, Crescent wrench, Vise Grip, but they are not orange. Bobcat (Melroe) are white black with a little red.

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Well i made two trips with the 1 ton today, i have side boards on the truck so its realy easy to heap above the cab but unloading is the real fun,
so i got 1/2 way into unloading the second load, Stella if you help unload the truck you can use the Case :lol:
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Eric[/quote]I really wished I had one when I was breeding horses :lol:[/quote]

So you could stand in the bucket? :)

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