Posted 1.27.2020

Vermeer Directional Drill Parts Compatibility Guide

From the early days to today’s modern tooling innovations and engineering, HDD has come a very long way. And Melfred B

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Posted 12.31.2019

Ditch Witch Compatibility Guide

Melfred Borzall has been a catalyst in the HDD industry for more than 70 years.

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Posted 12.3.2019

What Does Cobble Mean for Your Directional Drilling Job?

For every driller, there's that one job. You know the one — you barely got through it, and it still haunts you. You've spent every job since just hoping you wouldn't get caught in a situation like that again. There's a good chance it involved a material you hadn't drilled through before, and there's an even better chance that material was cobble.

The dreaded cobble presents a lot of challenges in the field for drillers and contractors. But why?

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Posted 11.5.2019

Horizontal Directional Drilling Through the Years

Like most good ideas, horizontal directional drilling did not spring forth fully formed. It took many years, and incremental developments in directional technologies, to get to where we are today. A lot of the HDD tools, methods and transmitter location systems we take for granted were based on technology created for different purposes, such as oil well drilling and general construction. So, to understand where we're going, it's vital to know how far our ind

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Posted 9.25.2019

Are Pit Bull Blades Compatible with OEM Transmitter Housings?

Our Pit Bull design has gotten a lot of great feedback from drillers, and as such, we've incorporated it into all of our blades. This has lead to many customers wondering if Pit Bull blades are compatible with OEM transmitter housings from brands like Vermeer and Ditch Witch. Well, we're not going to keep you waiting — the short answer is yes. Even though we think you should Read Full Post >

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