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hey guys, well my neighbor was trying to get rid of some dirt so i said i would take some off his hands, anyways he shows up with a bobcat and about half a truckload, so i was pretty suprised but anyways i got a lot done so far but my problem is that where ever the bobcat drove over instantly turned to powdery sand stuff, i thought watering it would fix that right up but it hasnt so i was wondering what i should do to harden the ground up to make it rideable

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quikcrete :thumbsup: also, you could try laying carpet, but that would have mixed results on dirt that absolutely cannot hold a form.

if there is a mix of different particle sizes, shovel away the bunk sand, and hopefully you would be left with more formable material, clay would be the ideal, with a little bit of loam. if it's just straight sand, you're screwed, or up for some higher maintenance than your girlfriend...
 

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BikeSATORI said:
quikcrete :thumbsup: also, you could try laying carpet, but that would have mixed results on dirt that absolutely cannot hold a form.

if there is a mix of different particle sizes, shovel away the bunk sand, and hopefully you would be left with more formable material, clay would be the ideal, with a little bit of loam. if it's just straight sand, you're screwed, or up for some higher maintenance than your girlfriend...
girl friend? we all know hes gay because he is using a bobcat to build jumps, if where the bobcat drives gets sandy dont use a bobcat, get a shovel in your hands and put some back into it

you can thank me later for all the help:thumbsup:
 

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the guy that gave me the dirt lives across the street and i only used the bobcat to bring the dirt from his house to mine and from there on out i used a shovel so dont worry about me im "normal" and are there any gay djers out there anyways?

well i dont think carpet would be the best solution in the long run but do you think quikcrete would work well?
 

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You may want to think twice about the Quikcrete. If it does not have a firm surface under it, it will just crack apart into sharp little shards of concrete. Try to mix the sandy soil with clay or dirt, water and pack it down as hard as you can. Water, pack, water, pack.....Also, if it just a small area, drop a piece of plywood over that spot.
 

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05TLD_rdr said:
the guy that gave me the dirt lives across the street and i only used the bobcat to bring the dirt from his house to mine and from there on out i used a shovel so dont worry about me im "normal" and are there any gay djers out there anyways?

well i dont think carpet would be the best solution in the long run but do you think quikcrete would work well?
hmmm gay djrs, you got a point there. but gay builders:skep:

i think you should go to a carpet store and pick out some designer carpet for your jumps...somehting that will match the frilly bar ends you have

jk...i have no beef with you. go get some topsoil and mix it with the sandy stuf then pack it using water to mold and harden
 

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i think im gona have to go with topsoil cause its been watered and packed every other day for about a month so thats not goin anywhere and i was curious how deep the firmer clay stuff was and its about 2-3 feet cause its like an inch of hard stuff then sandy stuff for maybe 6 inches then rocks then the good stuff

but anyways thanks for the help and i hope this works
 

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hmmm gay djrs, you got a point there. but gay builders:skep:

i think you should go to a carpet store and pick out some designer carpet for your jumps...somehting that will match the frilly bar ends you have
Are you sure YOU'RE not gay.
 
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