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Kubota dump bed

Kubota dump bed in action

I went to the gravel store today for 13 dollars worth of 6 inch rock.

A very smooth process we hope to repeat several times before Winter.

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Comment by Nayan Thu Aug 11 20:50:03 2016

According to this page, the sharp angular material is a good if expensive solution. The author of that page advises to use a geotextile as well. I think he has a point.

Geotextile to stabilise soil is a technique that is also used in dyke construction here in the Netherlands. Before geotextiles, woven mats of willow branches were used.

You might want to read through his other road maintenance articles.

Comment by Roland_Smith Fri Aug 12 20:24:06 2016

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