In alt.home.repair on Thu, 8 Sep 2005 21:13:17 -0500 "Punch"
That was my idea. :( The professional but uninsured guy doing
sidewalks next door let me use his, and it wasn't difficult. I'm not
very strong either. Usually when it was stuck I could pull it out,
but a couple times the handle was even with my shoulders and it was
hard to pull higher than my shoulders. I'm 5'8". I think electric
jack hammers are shorter though. 4 minutes of this was enough to make
me tired. (I"m 58, also.)
I'd rent the thing for a half day, and work on it for 5 minutes every
hour or half hour, allowing time to recuperate. I didn't keep track,
but I guess I did 2 to 4 square feet in 2 to 4 minutes.
Maybe there are other things you can do for the same rental. Dig your
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