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Old 04-12-2019, 11:28 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Ah, heck. I thought the reinforced driveway thing was great about guys who think everything that moves has a way to be ridden. Every beast or machine is Christmas all over again.

They reinforce MY driveway every time I leave home. Big Diesel or Little Diesel. The crushed aggregate is kept literally 20-feet away. I leave, and out rolls an ancient Mahindra tractor to set to work.

I haven’t bought a vehicle yet didn’t require set of specialized tools or gear or whatever. Hell, I finally got management to repair my 30A power so I can order a cable with a NEMA-20 end for the Pete and a typical 30A connector at the other end. Run it on shore power while at home.

So I still suspect that SOMEONES morning race to the coffee shop is bolstered by THE NEED for a CONSTANT flat-cambered downhill run to effect top speed onto the frontage road THUS a solid merge onto the highway.

Overkill for the new vehicle expected is just right (per the video). And, may as well gussie up the premises while we’re at it.

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Old 05-17-2019, 12:46 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by freebeard View Post

Is this is low-tech high-tech?

Recycling tires is good. There is a negative cost associated, people pay you to take them.

They show the stabilized gravel being top coated, but one could do a home driveway in gravel with just a reciprocating saw and back-breaking labor.
I would like to know if the rubber breaking down over time could contaminate a well or aquifer.

They have tried using chopped up tires as mulch and ground cover, but I understand there are environmental issues.

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