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Old 11-16-2012, 10:09 AM
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Those tire steps look awesome, what did you backfill the middle with? Concrete?
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Old 11-16-2012, 10:13 AM
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This is why every club needs someone into drifting. Bald tires galore!
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Old 11-17-2012, 02:36 AM
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This is what we did on my course... Two of us with a shovel and a machete :P

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Old 11-17-2012, 08:40 AM
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Iron HIil hole 17

I installed these over the course of a month in late March/early April 2009 on the elevated green at Iron Hill, Newark, DE

The first is in progress, this was a steep slope that was very slippery when wet due to the clay like dirt... Each step was done with rock layout first to ensure a better fit when completed.
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Old 11-17-2012, 08:49 AM
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Stafford Woods, Hole 6 Voorhees, NJ

These steps were installed in Oct 2012. Steep slope to a raised green. In this case its a complete sand substrate and foot traffic would have quickly eroded the face of the hill. The Juniper plants were also installed to grow into the face of this hill and protect from erosion, they are year round cover will spread out and more will be planted around the front face as they can take a decent amount of foot traffic and survive.
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Old 11-17-2012, 11:48 AM
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Love the stone steps, Hawk.
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Old 11-17-2012, 07:56 PM
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The tire steps were backfilled with dirt. They aren't going anywhere.

I love those stone steps. That would be sweet with Lexington area limestone.
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Old 11-17-2012, 09:20 PM
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thanks for the props. Those stairs are granite with some rose quartz in the granite. Transplanted some ferns from the back of the hill around the steps, and brought some daffodils from home and planted them above the corner stones at the base of the steps...
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Old 12-01-2012, 05:14 AM
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I am looking at doing some erosion/steps projects on our 6 courses. Some courses are newer and some are old. Does anyone that has expeience see a difference in best material usage based on slope grade to prevent erosion in the given area?
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Old 12-01-2012, 08:07 PM
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Deer Lakes Hole 11

Hole 11 at Deer Lakes plays down hill over two ravines. We built foot bridges to cross the ravines, but needed steps to get from the White or Blue tees down to the fairway.

The park manager gave us access to a pile of cut stones salvaged from a collapsed retaining wall. Three of our club members used a gator, mattock and shovels and crushed limestone to dry fit these steps into the hillside:
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