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I'm assuming that's how a lot of weight goes missing. Being a hand cutter and waiting an age for weights😔. Shame I cant get a stack measure. 

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Thanks.

I'm assuming that's how a lot of weight goes missing. Being a hand cutter and waiting an age for weights. Shame I cant get a stack measure. 

That and then not having them calibrated or dodgy drivers skimming some off.

You soon learn who you can trust!!

 

Some may even just round it off to a straight figure of 25t when there was 25.450 or something. Soon adds up

 

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The lads we use can weigh grab fulls of timber and it will tell them how much it weighs at the end but not a whole load, can find this handy for weighing grades of timber if we are paying per tonne for different types of wood standing

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2 hours ago, MattyF said:

The lads we use can weigh grab fulls of timber and it will tell them how much it weighs at the end but not a whole load, 

That’s because those Wark lads are shite at adding up Matty!

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I think more weight is lost in the stack waiting for it to be collected than goes missing, they seem to be getting more unreliable. I can feel a new timber trailer coming on.

 

Bob

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because Bobs illiterate
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That and then not having them calibrated or dodgy drivers skimming some off.You soon learn who you can trust!!
 
Some may even just round it off to a straight figure of 25t when there was 25.450 or something. Soon adds up
 

Used to have a boss like that. All tickets went back to him, but it wasn’t until a new driver was involved and several runs involved that I got to see the weighbridge tickets to what the old boss said had been lifted. He’d been skimming the weights for a while.
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Thats why i try a sell by the cube, the volume never changes. But people perfer to trust uncalibrated scales.

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I suppose all this hinges on who your buyer is, where we sell to will only pay on a weigh bridge ticket, we are lucky as there is one a few hundred meters from the yard.If the haulier is the buyer you may end up with the short straw,  the on truck weighers only work accurately on level ground and that's a rarity in most woodlands. I know skulduggery goes on but there is little to nothing you can really do about it short of watching them load and following them to the depot.

 

Bob 

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