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Prairie Dog keeps it simple

Prairie Dog keeps it simple
Keeping it simple not only applies to our machines but to our way of handling our business.  That includes simply answering the phone.  We don’t have a call center or a service.  When you call our local or toll free numbers we are going to answer the phone during business hours.  In the rare chance that we can’t get to a phone th [...]

Prairie Dog tech tip – sand

Prairie Dog tech tip – sand
Previously I’ve discussed how to combat particularly difficult cohesive soil conditions where tight reactive clay doesn’t break apart into a good slurry or adding water to it can make the bore hole swell up and constrict the drill string. The opposite of cohesive soils are granular ones.  Sand is the main culprit and what I will discuss in th [...]

Ditch the missiles, save time and mon...

Ditch the missiles, save time and money with a Prairie Dog.  Simple – Durable – Reliable
We build our machines with low cost of ownership, operation and maintenance in mind. 281-448-8442 or Toll Free 866-631-3786 Visit our website at undergroundequip.com or email me directly at banderson@undergroundequip.com We use quality components like Honda engines and manufacture many of the parts right in our plant here in Houston in order [...]

#BuyHouston #Clutchcity

#BuyHouston  #Clutchcity
Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock(some have) you’ve no doubt seen photos of the devastation that the Houston Area has suffered in the last 5 days.  THE PHOTOS ARE NOTHING COMPARED TO REALITY.  There is no one in this metro area that hasn’t been affected.  Either rescuing, being rescued, volunteering at a shelter, protec [...]

Ethanol Free gas.

Ethanol Free gas.
The machines we build at Prairie Dog Boring Equipment, Inc. use small gasoline engines.  Simply because of the time we’ve been at our location we work on engines other than just the ones we install on our machines.  Consequently I see a number of engines each year that need some minor work, usually, due to regular pump gas.  This usuall [...]

Prairie Dog Boring Machines, Simple &...

Prairie Dog Boring Machines, Simple – Durable – Reliable
Prairie Dog boring machines are built to do a common job at the lowest cost. We keep it simple. We build our machines with low cost of ownership, operation and maintenance in mind. I am the Construction Manager for Quadvest LP. We are a water and wastewater utility company. We currently have 3 Prairie Dogs. Two of these are used on a daily b [...]

Get the job done on time and within y...

Get the job done on time and within your budget with a Prairie Dog boring machine.  Simple – Durable – Reliable.
Prairie Dog boring machines are built to do the job at the lowest cost. We keep it simple. We build our machines with low cost of ownership, operation and maintenance in mind. I am the Construction Manager for Quadvest LP. We are a water and wastewater utility company. We currently have 3 Prairie Dogs. Two of these are used on a daily basis, [...]

Tech tip on cohesive soils

Tech tip on cohesive soils
Prairie Dog Tech tip Soil Cohesion. Cohesive soils are ones that tend to stick together such as clay.  They do this because the individual particles are small. Non-cohesive or granular soils aren’t as apt to stick together.  This is because the grains are larger. When combined with water the surface tension of any soil increases.  Meaning it [...]

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