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Exceptional Durability

Exceptional Durability
Prairie Dog boring machines are built to last.  We use quality components such as Honda engines on all but our handheld machine which features an Echo engine.  Engine parts, if needed are easily accessible locally just about anywhere in the world. Other parts like chains, sprockets and bearings are standard off the shelf items.  We stock mo [...]

Prairie Dog boring machines are easy to operate, easy to maintain and get your job done for the lowest cost of any methods available for the size. We can bore 2 inch to 28 inch holes across roads, driveways, highways or anywhere that surface disturbance needs to be minimized. Are your underground contractors charging higher and higher minimu [...]

700TWG boring through concrete!

700TWG boring through concrete!
We don’t build or market our machines to do something like boring through concrete but when we say durable we mean it.  

Prairie Dog 700TWG

Prairie Dog 700TWG
Prairie Dog Boring Equipment Inc. is introducing a new model, the 700TWG.  Building on the success of the 500TWG.  The 700 comes with enough horsepower to bore 8″holes.  The compact size allows for use in tight areas along roadsides in suburban or even urban locations.  The larger diameter capabilities allows for installation of sewer l [...]

Underground Boring Made Easy!

Underground Boring Made Easy!
Prairie Dog boring machines are easy to operate, easy to maintain and get your job done for the lowest cost of any methods available for the size. Missiles and other compression techniques are risky. One small obstruction will change their path and the result can be disaster. Some areas, In Texas and Florida, that we know of are effectively [...]

Prairie Dog Hibernation

Prairie Dog Hibernation
Here in Southeast Texas and pretty much anywhere in the southern states, Prairie Dog machines are typically used year round.  In northern climates though our Prairie Dog machines may go into hibernation for the winter. This post is more directed to any of our customers or followers in areas where cold weather tends to shut down normal operati [...]

An easier way to install underground ...

An easier way to install underground utilities
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 [...]

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 [...]

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The New More Powerful “Pup” PDP140EW

new_equipment26cc Echo two stroke engine Only 26 lbs. Total package under $3200