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Eagle Claw Turns 20

Eagle Claw Turns 20

It's hard to believe that HDD's #1 hard ground bit has been drilling in the most challenging ground for twenty years now. Let's take a look at why,...
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Multi-duct Puller Pulls Through in High Stakes

Multi-duct Puller Pulls Through in High Stakes

Learn about the custom solutions engineered to address installing this much pipe in a maze of underground utility...all during a storm.
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Horizontal Directional Drilling Guide For Rookies

Horizontal Directional Drilling Guide For Rookies

This guide will help those new to HDD get up to speed, limit mistakes, and quickly become invaluable crew members on the jobsite.
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Vermeer Compatibility Guide

Vermeer Compatibility Guide

This guide will help you to compare Melfred Borzall's wide variety of horizontal directional drilling tools that are compatible with Vermeer HDD...
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Ditch Witch Compatibility Guide

Ditch Witch Compatibility Guide

It's common for drillers to have two or more drills from different brands. And while it's hinted that you should stick with OEM replacement parts,...
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Are Pit Bull Blades Compatible with OEM Transmitter Housings?

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...
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3 Reasons to Use an HDD Pullback Device

3 Reasons to Use an HDD Pullback Device

HDD pipe pullback might be the most important step of the process since it involves installing the pipe as intended to complete the project. As a...
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3 Types of HDD Locating Systems And The Features You Need On The Job

3 Types of HDD Locating Systems And The Features You Need On The Job

locating systems are extremely important to any job. However, a lot of drillers don't actually know how locating systems work (which lends its...
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3 Transmitter Types and When to Use Each

3 Transmitter Types and When to Use Each

It makes sense that you'd need to know the direction of your drill head once it's underground. Transmitters send a signal to the receiver above to...
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5 Best Backreamers For Shale

5 Best Backreamers For Shale

Even though shale is softer than other types of rocks, it’s not always a cakewalk to drill or back ream through it. That’s why it’s so...
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