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#409432 - 04/27/15 09:05 PM My pond being dug! with pics!!!
Dinsmoreoutdoors Offline


Registered: 01/22/15
Posts: 195
Loc: Hilliard, FL
I am going to post pics of my pond being dug and post pics and updates as it progresses, as of now has been getting worked on for 5 days. Enjoy the pics and I look forward to your pics and comments!







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#409436 - 04/27/15 09:16 PM Re: My pond being dug! with pics!!! [Re: Dinsmoreoutdoors]
anthropic Offline


Registered: 05/03/14
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Loc: Louisiana, USA
My east Texas pond project has gone nowhere for 2 1/2 months -- too wet! -- so it is good to see dirt being moved. Good luck and keep us posted! grin
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#409467 - 04/28/15 05:46 AM Re: My pond being dug! with pics!!! [Re: Dinsmoreoutdoors]
wbuffetjr Offline


Registered: 08/16/14
Posts: 621
Loc: in the mountains
I bet you are excited!

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#409478 - 04/28/15 08:01 AM Re: My pond being dug! with pics!!! [Re: Dinsmoreoutdoors]
Mike Otto Offline
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Registered: 11/17/03
Posts: 144
Loc: Texas
Go man go

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#409491 - 04/28/15 10:21 AM Re: My pond being dug! with pics!!! [Re: Dinsmoreoutdoors]
Dinsmoreoutdoors Offline


Registered: 01/22/15
Posts: 195
Loc: Hilliard, FL
Oh yea!! I am gathering stuff up for structure now so I can start placing it soon as they are done, from the springs and the rain water flowing in, looks like my pond will fill up quick. Kepp checking back for updated pictures!

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#409522 - 04/28/15 03:11 PM Re: My pond being dug! with pics!!! [Re: Dinsmoreoutdoors]
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Registered: 08/12/14
Posts: 136
Loc: Macoupin County, IL
How big of pond will this be when it is done?
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#409547 - 04/28/15 07:50 PM Re: My pond being dug! with pics!!! [Re: Dinsmoreoutdoors]
Dinsmoreoutdoors Offline


Registered: 01/22/15
Posts: 195
Loc: Hilliard, FL
Just over a acre BLUE

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#409548 - 04/28/15 07:50 PM Re: My pond being dug! with pics!!! [Re: Dinsmoreoutdoors]
Dinsmoreoutdoors Offline


Registered: 01/22/15
Posts: 195
Loc: Hilliard, FL
Now that is a lot of dirt!!


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#409560 - 04/28/15 09:34 PM Re: My pond being dug! with pics!!! [Re: Dinsmoreoutdoors]
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Registered: 08/28/13
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Loc: Maine
Exciting progress :-)
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#409563 - 04/28/15 09:47 PM Re: My pond being dug! with pics!!! [Re: Dinsmoreoutdoors]
The Griff Offline


Registered: 08/23/12
Posts: 41
Loc: Northeast, TX
This is awesome! How big is your property? I wanted an acre but everyone scoffed when I mentioned it because I only have 12 acres.

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#409565 - 04/28/15 10:03 PM Re: My pond being dug! with pics!!! [Re: Dinsmoreoutdoors]
Dinsmoreoutdoors Offline


Registered: 01/22/15
Posts: 195
Loc: Hilliard, FL
it`s 10.5 acres, smaller than your place Griff

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#409573 - 04/28/15 11:44 PM Re: My pond being dug! with pics!!! [Re: Dinsmoreoutdoors]
The Griff Offline


Registered: 08/23/12
Posts: 41
Loc: Northeast, TX
Damn, I knew I should have gone bigger...Now I want an acre!

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#409594 - 04/29/15 10:05 AM Re: My pond being dug! with pics!!! [Re: Dinsmoreoutdoors]
Dinsmoreoutdoors Offline


Registered: 01/22/15
Posts: 195
Loc: Hilliard, FL
Yea I still have plenty of property left, in the pics where the pond is, you are only seeing the back right corner of it. Basic math
10.5 - 1 = 9.5 acres that's still plenty of land for every thing else. I live out in the woods though and no other houses around, so I don't know if that comes into play or not.

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#409613 - 04/29/15 12:24 PM Re: My pond being dug! with pics!!! [Re: Dinsmoreoutdoors]
CMM Offline


Registered: 10/07/12
Posts: 540
Loc: West Central MO
The Griff,

I have just over 4 acres of water (one 4 acres pond and one .25 acre mini pond) on just 18 acres of land smile If I could have flooded everything except the house I would have. Or maybe I would have bought a house boat!

Dinsmore,

looks like you are having fun. When it is done, you will be able to look at product you did yourself. May you have many happy memories.

CMM
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#425468 - 10/01/15 07:17 PM Re: My pond being dug! with pics!!! [Re: Dinsmoreoutdoors]
Dinsmoreoutdoors Offline


Registered: 01/22/15
Posts: 195
Loc: Hilliard, FL
Hey guys! I know it been months but they have had problems finding people to buy the dirt coming out of my pond so they stopped digging, BUT I got to see what water quality I would have when it filled up and it is beautiful!! Also they have started digging again!! so I hope yall enjoy the pics and would love to hear your feedback.







Edited by Dinsmoreoutdoors (10/01/15 07:20 PM)

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#425483 - 10/01/15 11:22 PM Re: My pond being dug! with pics!!! [Re: Dinsmoreoutdoors]
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Dang Dins, that last pic could be a postcard or a promo photo for a land development project. Congratulations and thanks for posting the pics and bringing us up to date.
The Griff, let em scoff, I have a 1/4 acre pond and have had 8 yrs of grandkids havin fun and friends askin to come over.
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#425491 - 10/02/15 05:57 AM Re: My pond being dug! with pics!!! [Re: Dinsmoreoutdoors]
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Gonna be pretty neat
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#425492 - 10/02/15 06:17 AM Re: My pond being dug! with pics!!! [Re: Dinsmoreoutdoors]
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Originally Posted By: Dinsmoreoutdoors
Oh yea!! I am gathering stuff up for structure now so I can start placing it soon as they are done, from the springs and the rain water flowing in, looks like my pond will fill up quick. Kepp checking back for updated pictures!


Good for you. Many of us know the excitement of our first pond.

For those of us that don't know our trees what kind of trees are those around the pond?


Edited by Cecil Baird1 (10/02/15 06:18 AM)
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#425501 - 10/02/15 09:25 AM Re: My pond being dug! with pics!!! [Re: Dinsmoreoutdoors]
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Cecil, up kinda late aren't ya?
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#425534 - 10/02/15 02:01 PM Re: My pond being dug! with pics!!! [Re: Bob-O]
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Originally Posted By: Bob-O
Cecil, up kinda late aren't ya?


I wish!
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#425569 - 10/02/15 09:34 PM Re: My pond being dug! with pics!!! [Re: Cecil Baird1]
Dinsmoreoutdoors Offline


Registered: 01/22/15
Posts: 195
Loc: Hilliard, FL
Originally Posted By: Cecil Baird1
Originally Posted By: Dinsmoreoutdoors
Oh yea!! I am gathering stuff up for structure now so I can start placing it soon as they are done, from the springs and the rain water flowing in, looks like my pond will fill up quick. Kepp checking back for updated pictures!


Good for you. Many of us know the excitement of our first pond.

For those of us that don't know our trees what kind of trees are those around the pond?


Thoughs are long needle pine trees

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#425571 - 10/02/15 09:54 PM Re: My pond being dug! with pics!!! [Re: Dinsmoreoutdoors]
Dinsmoreoutdoors Offline


Registered: 01/22/15
Posts: 195
Loc: Hilliard, FL
Hey guy they got a lot of water drained out so I wanted to put up some more pics while I can. oh and measured it out to day. It is 136ft wide and 320ft long






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#425574 - 10/02/15 10:33 PM Re: My pond being dug! with pics!!! [Re: Dinsmoreoutdoors]
Bob-O Offline
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Are'nt those Long Needle Pines home to a special woodpecker that is/was on the endangered list? Also are they more popular in the northern portion of the state?
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#425587 - 10/03/15 04:40 AM Re: My pond being dug! with pics!!! [Re: Dinsmoreoutdoors]
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Originally Posted By: Dinsmoreoutdoors
Originally Posted By: Cecil Baird1
Originally Posted By: Dinsmoreoutdoors
Oh yea!! I am gathering stuff up for structure now so I can start placing it soon as they are done, from the springs and the rain water flowing in, looks like my pond will fill up quick. Kepp checking back for updated pictures!


Good for you. Many of us know the excitement of our first pond.

For those of us that don't know our trees what kind of trees are those around the pond?


Thoughs are long needle pine trees


Thanks. Seen quite a few in my travels in the south.


Edited by Cecil Baird1 (10/03/15 04:40 AM)
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#425602 - 10/03/15 02:58 PM Re: My pond being dug! with pics!!! [Re: Bob-O]
Dinsmoreoutdoors Offline


Registered: 01/22/15
Posts: 195
Loc: Hilliard, FL
Originally Posted By: Bob-O
Are'nt those Long Needle Pines home to a special woodpecker that is/was on the endangered list? Also are they more popular in the northern portion of the state?


Bob there are millions of them, the land I live on was once paper company land, and they farm thoughs pine trees every for pulp wood. So no probs there

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