Underground Boring Made Easy

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Prairie Dog Boring Machines offer the best value in utility boring.  In addition to their simplicity of design and operation, all our machines are built with a low cost of ownership and ease of maintenance in mind.  They are dependable … Continued

How to Bore in Sandy Soils

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Granular soil or sand consists of large uneven particles.  They don’t stick together very well because they are individually heavy and have voids which allows the absorption of water.  These voids reduce the surface area for the weight to size … Continued

Cohesive Soils

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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 … Continued

A worthy cause

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This isn’t my typical post.  I wanted to take the time this morning to recognize a wonderful person in my life whose tireless work helps thousands in the Houson area,  My Sister, Marian Sparks.  If you watch the 4 minute … Continued

Exceptional Durability

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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 … Continued

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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 … Continued

Prairie Dog 700TWG

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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 … Continued

Underground Boring Made Easy!

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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 … Continued

Prairie Dog Hibernation

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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 … Continued

Prairie Dog keeps it simple

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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 … Continued

Prairie Dog tech tip – sand

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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 … Continued

#BuyHouston #Clutchcity

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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 … Continued

Ethanol Free gas.

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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 … Continued

Tech tip on cohesive soils

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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 … Continued