Driveway so long it took over 8 years to complete!

24. april. 2021
457 140 Ganger

I actually dropped the first load of rock on this driveway clear back in 2013! since then Ive added on in several phases and it feels great to finally complete this monster!
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  • I stumbled across your channel and have been binge watching all your videos! Keep up the great work you do!!

    shawn mooreshawn moore4 timer siden
  • I learn something every time I watch your channel.

    Hit SkipHit Skip4 timer siden
  • Good video... Topping it with road planings....?

    glenn morelandglenn moreland10 timer siden
  • you could be spreading the stones with the truck only.

    James PowellJames Powell15 timer siden
  • Is that a big block gas engine in that front loader? Doesn't sound like any diesel I ever heard.

    Bill FarmerBill Farmer17 timer siden
  • Way off

    dustin darkdustin dark22 timer siden
  • 4374ft

    dustin darkdustin dark22 timer siden
  • Enjoying your vids. How many acres of land do you have There?

    Eliazar ShawEliazar ShawDag siden
    • Thanks! 30!

      Diesel CreekDiesel CreekDag siden
  • Does the weather change to snow that quickly. Rats to that! Wouldn't want to be in the middle of painting the house!

    Glenn FordGlenn FordDag siden
  • When you like these vids, you'll probably like Andrew Caramata too!

    Wilhelmus HoffmannWilhelmus HoffmannDag siden
  • Wow if you look out your driver's side window your driving forward if you look out the back window your going backwards. Maybe I'm just tired

    Nick FrancisNick FrancisDag siden
  • 👍👍👍

    D 80D 802 dager siden
  • what size are those rock?

    g157 fasdfg157 fasdf2 dager siden
  • Can someone please explain to me how 197 people thought it was prudent to dislike this video? I have nothing but admiration for Matt has his can-do approach. Wish there were more out there like him, rather than the pissy moaning idiots.

    Neil ClarkNeil Clark2 dager siden
  • Hello from Auckland new Zealand love the channel

    Aaron DunnettAaron Dunnett3 dager siden
  • That roller is sweet!

    BenjaminBenjamin3 dager siden
  • How many truck loads did you use? Looks 👍I

    Jackie ApreilJackie Apreil4 dager siden
  • What do you do for a living.

    Donald SwinkDonald Swink4 dager siden
  • Good to see the loader bring put to use and running! Btw, it may be easier next time to be driving as your dumping the rocks; that'll help spread them and eliminate the need for the big piles to push over.

    Cj PasciutoCj Pasciuto4 dager siden
  • Would it be possible to tailgate in some of that rock? Maybe put the truck in reverse so you're not driving on your fabric, but man it seems like you could save so much time if you could tailgate in some of that stone.

    awy1977awy19774 dager siden
  • Each load of rock sure doesn't look like it goes very far in establishing that road. Should have a nice base afterwards though!

    awy1977awy19774 dager siden
  • Im going to say 6,100 feet .

    Rusty ShacklefordRusty Shackleford4 dager siden
  • I was wondering why the plastic under the stones ? When they pour concrete they also do that, what is the reason for it ?

    Rudy PieplenboschRudy Pieplenbosch4 dager siden
  • It has to be super satisfying when you get to the end result. And I think you're doing an awesome job on all those pieces of equipment. Very impressed!

    John BoltonJohn Bolton4 dager siden
  • i think its a foot n a half

    GREAT GOD MARSGREAT GOD MARS4 dager siden
  • next time move closer and will take only 4 years fool

    GREAT GOD MARSGREAT GOD MARS4 dager siden
  • why dont you use the dump truck to spread instead of using the skid steer?

    Francis GaudreauFrancis Gaudreau5 dager siden
  • I love your dog

    Jerry GlascockJerry Glascock5 dager siden
  • I love your videos buddy

    Lawren DixonLawren Dixon5 dager siden
  • why are you going to build your future house so far away as to have a long driveway.??

    Pete GilbertPete Gilbert5 dager siden
  • Awesome video, really keeps the spirit up while stuck in quarantine! That is one hell of a job, especially on your own, having to switch machines all the time. One question - wouldn't it be easier to use "spread chains"(we call them that i Norway anyway, you migh call them something completely different) on the hinge door on the truck, adjust them properly and just back up while spreading and spread them in front(well, behind you) as you go? Might be to wet/unstable ground for it tho, not familiar with american soil. We use that method on our trucks when building logging roads, but we have 4x4(or 6x6), raisable axles, full diff locks + an adjustable blade under the trucks aswell...

    Daniel H. RuudDaniel H. Ruud5 dager siden
  • Sorry if this is a silly question. When tipping the rock why not drive slowly backwards over it, would this not save you time when spreading it and save wasting rock at the edges?

    DCDDCD6 dager siden
  • Why are you not reverse dropping the rock? It would make things very neat and more efficient. Just a question. Not a criticism.

    Real World MarksmanReal World Marksman6 dager siden
  • You got it going on, I love watching your progress... Again you have a beautiful place

    Guy MartinGuy Martin7 dager siden
  • Was that and old Koering next the the Komatsu excavator when you came in to the quarry?

    Stephen's Custom ModelsStephen's Custom Models7 dager siden
  • Should have made the road much wider, but I understand the financial constraints with that. That could always be added in the future. I'm also has problem with the lack of drainage along the road and the non-placement of a length of 8" or 10'" diameter schedule 40 PVC pipe for drainage and smaller for utilities across the road at strategic places. Placing that in later would destroy the fabric.

    D Bern55D Bern557 dager siden
    • Why make it wider? It’s actually already plenty wide enough, It’s probably about 14 feet wide in most places, your vehicle is only eight

      Diesel CreekDiesel Creek6 dager siden
  • What did all of the rock cost? You gave a price for the fa brick, just curious as to what you paid for the rock.

    Jim HurstJim Hurst7 dager siden
  • Love the content, Keep on going. 👍 Fun video idea: Steam-jenny the loader. I would love to see the hunk of metal looking all cleaned up! Greetings from UK

    VillainCloudVillainCloud7 dager siden
  • What part of PA are you in?

    Maverick CornettMaverick Cornett7 dager siden
  • The reflection on the back window... Surreal!

    AndréAndré7 dager siden
  • 1847 ft? dude it is a long one👍

    Erwin SugihartoErwin Sugiharto7 dager siden
  • Im new to your channel and i love it, plus the doggie just sold it!!!

    Aaron WorkAaron Work7 dager siden
  • Dang, could see the whole truck lowering when hr dumped the load in back💪

    xXBam BamXxxXBam BamXx7 dager siden
  • 400 ft

    Estella KnoxEstella Knox7 dager siden
  • Would you use shale Matt? For base & everything if it was free? Been researching a little on it. Found loads of it on land I purchased last year. I don't want to do it twice if its a terrible plan though. Your land is looking awesome man! Slow and steady improving! You and Dirt Perfect got to do an interview for the people! He has mentioned you guys need to link up at least 2 times recently

    Russell []Russell []7 dager siden
    • @Russell [] yes I actually did use shale on the driveway in the beginning it’s really nice to have I just wasn’t able to get anymore

      Diesel CreekDiesel Creek5 dager siden
    • @Diesel Creek He mentioned you on A few points from perfect several episodes ago, and once on his main channel a few months back. I dont recall which one exactly. Would you use free shale for a driveway and trails? Take care man love the channel

      Russell []Russell []5 dager siden
    • Which ones? I listen to his podcast and never heard that?

      Diesel CreekDiesel Creek7 dager siden
  • That’s great

    Local trucker GeorgeLocal trucker George8 dager siden
  • That driveway could probably need some proper ditches on each side later. Beautiful work, I really enjoy your videos.

    larsmarklarsmark8 dager siden
  • Nice job ! I put about 5' of boulders into a spring sink hole in my driveway same type of soil

    Motorhead centralMotorhead central8 dager siden
  • Any reason you didn't set the tipper tail gate to a 8inch gap and drive forward and dump. Would have saved a bunch of spreading time.

    ActionMan ManActionMan Man8 dager siden
  • So... 17 loads +1 in 2013? Is that a correct count? Nice that you have that 10yd dump truck, because easily the lions share of gravel cost is delivery. I'm sure that IH guzzles the fuel, so no insignificant cost there, but probably paid for itself just in savings vs having to have all that rock brought in by a contractor.

    M DemersM Demers8 dager siden
  • Andrew would have done this in a day and a half. 😄

    PhantomPanicPhantomPanic9 dager siden
  • “Shes big and slow” that’s what he said

    Hunt Gaming/ProductionsHunt Gaming/Productions9 dager siden
  • I get up for work at 7am and theres usually light but you know you are up early when theres moisture everywhere

    Hunt Gaming/ProductionsHunt Gaming/Productions9 dager siden
  • WOWZERS! A 988H, that quarry menas business, & is trying to move a LOT of material QUICKLY!

    PNW RCPNW RC9 dager siden
  • 1847.1' = 563m

    Christopher FitzgeraldChristopher Fitzgerald9 dager siden
  • Looks like you got everything needed to start an earth moving and paving business.

    Maaka HMaaka H9 dager siden
  • Good job 😎👍

    Martyn CottonMartyn Cotton9 dager siden
  • Can you use your dump with gate opened slightly to spread the rock? Loves the #dieselcreek

    Jeffrey HearnJeffrey Hearn9 dager siden
  • "imma little more vulnerable in the excavator" leaves door open

    motoXmotoX9 dager siden
  • 1847 feet is over 6 football fields long!!!

    Bryce CraigBryce Craig9 dager siden
  • The ruling clan that gave us the "official 8+1 slash 10+1" pile of lies, and now the Charlie Victor 20-1 viral boogie man, control the weather along w/EVERYTHING else.

    32Dorbust32Dorbust9 dager siden
  • Awesome! Great job, good to see that major project off your mind and life alot easier

    Bryce CraigBryce Craig9 dager siden
  • Lol when the kids go to shovel driveway I cracked up been there myself

    short stepshort step9 dager siden
  • The Confirmed jim farm Junky inoperable machines.

    DamianDamian10 dager siden
  • Is your mustache new? I have become an expert on watching folks work...skid steers, excavators, dozers, and loaders, but not road graders. Anyway I thought you have done very well with your dozer. I'm not complaining, or anything, but it would've been cool if you had graded it first, and put some drainage. You could have made 2-3 shows out of it. Just messing with you. You have done a great job.

    Keckle JeckleKeckle Jeckle10 dager siden
  • You sure did right on the purchase of the pay loader . It’s making your life much easier . Will get jobs done faster too . Will come in handy when changing tires or doing brakes on the crane truck , and the like .

    G moneyG money10 dager siden
  • another totally satisfying video

    mark brownmark brown10 dager siden
  • I have been a subscriber for a while now. I love all your videos. I also recently subscribed to a channel called Carin Creek. Their channel is similar but also different. I would love to see you collaborate with Carin Creek for a video. They are in Ohio so probably not too far away.

    weasel0014weasel001410 dager siden
  • ruff 8000 meters

    WALL BAWDENWALL BAWDEN10 dager siden
  • well with what i am seeing and of course the expense of lumber ...time for a saw mill? drop me a line and i'll hook you u with some super information about taking your home out off grid and built to last generations with 2/3 less lumber and what you do use will be primo off the cuts you do on your own land ...Just retired and incorporated my own engineering firm called castle because a mans home is his castle...contact me at lhdevault@aol.com...old school the best school nearly off grid with out sacrificing square footage or convenance

    Louis DevaultLouis Devault10 dager siden
  • You seriously have like one of everything. Great video man.

    Daniel LewisDaniel Lewis10 dager siden
  • I was impressed with your self proclaimed lack of skill. You can do a long drivelane for me anytime! Seriously. just before you criticized yourself, I mumbled to myself, Job well done! I work as a Truck Coach Mechanic which has a broad field including Heavy Equipment. I have seen unskilled operaters many times. I don't consider you one.. Have Good Day SIR!

    Rick HerronRick Herron10 dager siden
  • Let's put some light and u have a cool driveway xD

    Allan57670Allan5767010 dager siden
  • 'Hopin' I don't get dead' - literally, my life philosophy for the past 71 years.

    Frederick ThomsFrederick Thoms10 dager siden
  • How long is the driveway, in meters? For the 98% of the world who uses metric ???

    Luka ArteljLuka Artelj10 dager siden
  • Good job man...looks good......

    nathan bakernathan baker10 dager siden
  • Its amazing seeing all of these machines he has revived and then actually getting to see them used for their intended purpose. Love the videos, keep it up!

    Raymond ParkerRaymond Parker10 dager siden
  • Been watching since you got ole Christine just subscribed so I don’t miss anything new👍🇺🇸

    Scarface 39Scarface 3911 dager siden
  • Security looks awfully sketchy but I’m subject to correction. With all that equipment and surrounded by the woods how does he even manage?

    Akiyl 1/16Akiyl 1/1611 dager siden
  • Thanks again Matt always good.

    Shack ManShack Man11 dager siden
  • Film is going The wrong way

    roger Fieldroger Field11 dager siden
  • Congratulations! Great to see talented inspirational people finally succeed!

    Stephen DevlinStephen Devlin11 dager siden
  • Why not back spread

    Nick pittsNick pitts11 dager siden
  • If you use the chains on the rear of the dump truck, you can drive down the road and lay a nice even layer of rock as you go... no spreading needed.

    turbodog99turbodog9911 dager siden
  • Just like sex - an hour to get there and load up, 17 seconds to dump it.

    nozmoking1nozmoking111 dager siden
  • Are you from Dutch heritage?

    ThomasThomas11 dager siden
  • I know from Indiana experience that that was your last snow this season.

    ed radtkeed radtke11 dager siden
  • Nice work Goodjob

    GoodJobMenGoodJobMen11 dager siden
  • Anyone else hear Rocky Mountain High playing when he was working on that rural road or Take me Home? Makes me wish I was back home in the rural area again.

    James TurnhamJames Turnham11 dager siden
  • Driveway is lookin great....🙂

    jayeffjayeff11 dager siden
  • Give up the material list. How many tons of rock , fuel used to plow the road in. Total work hours , and cost for a 10 year drive way.

    Frank SmithFrank Smith11 dager siden
  • Wife and I were watching when you asked us to guess the distance- I guessed 1840 ft. so hit it pretty close-

    Bob KroupaBob Kroupa11 dager siden
  • You are a working machine great job I'm just curious how many yards of rock did you bring in and what was your cost on that

    Pepi farmsPepi farms11 dager siden
    • @Diesel Creek awesome job

      Pepi farmsPepi farms11 dager siden
    • I lost track of how many tons but o probably spent 3,000 or more on the rock I put down in this video

      Diesel CreekDiesel Creek11 dager siden
  • So crazy question here Matt, why not back the dump truck to where you can dump the rock and lay it down behind you as you move forward? I've seen that done before say in an area where a shop was going to be built such that it laid the rock out in a decent layer and little forming had to be done by dozer, skid steer or otherwise?

    Joseph CaughmanJoseph Caughman11 dager siden
  • que paso con la motoconformadora galion no la has terminado de arreglar ,porque hubiera sido mas facil desparramar las piedra

    PEDRO MANUEL GONZALEZ CHAPAPEDRO MANUEL GONZALEZ CHAPA11 dager siden
  • that reflexion in the back window is really messing up my head

    Pinky GhostPinky Ghost11 dager siden
  • 3000' ft

    Jim CooneyJim Cooney11 dager siden
  • have you heard of back tailgating back up and start dropping your load and continue back up you really need to master this type of skill once you see it done or you do it and master it you won't believe how easy it can be it really is badass trust me just try

    Jim CooneyJim Cooney11 dager siden
  • Cheers Matt! 👍👍👍

    Paweł i synPaweł i syn11 dager siden
  • Great skid steer work my friend, the company I work for has a CAT259D (track loader)I use on my channel, just love the skid steers . Great video man

    Dig Nation21Dig Nation2111 dager siden
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