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 >
A directional boring backreamer is essential to any HDD job. Not only do you need a reamer that will cut the desired diameter, but you also need one that will aid in removing the cuttings from the hole. If you cut a 24" hole, but half of it is full of the cuttings, you’re going to have a tough time pulling in the 16" pipe. As a driller, it might be tempting to try to save money by cutting corners with a cheaper or smaller reamer, but this can lead to costly b
If you’re drilling in the Southwest, you most likely know caliche. It’s hard to deal with, dense, and really clingy since it often binds to gravel, silt, sand, and clay. Caliche kind of sounds like a terrible ex that won’t go away. Luckily, we have a few solutions for drilling in caliche that will break that mess all up for good! First off though, let’s start with the basics.
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Sandstone is a pretty common material to find on the job. While it's considered "soft," anyone who has drilled through it before knows that doesn't make the task easier — in fact, sandstone can be fairly abrasive. As with any HDD job, you have to come prepared. Luckily, we've got your back. We'll show you some great HDD drill blades and drill bits for sandstone so you can dig in!
What Exactly is Sandstone?Tiny grains of mineral, rock and
When drilling your pilot shot, it’s tempting to throw the biggest, baddest bit in your toolshed onto your drill and call it a day. Inexact tooling choices might get the job done eventually—but will hamper productivity and expose your HDD tools to unnecessary wear and tear. Knowing what to look for before you begin drilling and familiarizing yourself with some of the key differences between bits will help you choose the best tool for the job. Here’s wha