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  1. What skillset makes for a good Groundie?

    Also, just because there is enough money in the job why would I want to reduce my profit, I’m constantly looking to increase it 😁
  2. The article stated that he had lads watching for people, parked cars are often very difficult to get shifted. In 20+ years of trading I've never had any body or any organisation ask about HSE prosecution or RIDDORS and I've worked for CC, BC, utility Co's, etc. I would expect his insurance to be a bit of an issue, but I think there are ways round that
  3. Looks like he was pulling from an angle off to the side, rather than from directly in front. This works fine so long as you have sufficient pull and a good thick hinge. There looked to be virtually no hinge. The fine was pretty low, he cocked up, but I doubt its career ending. Pretty sure he'll not make that mistake again. I guess you could argue that the system works.
  4. Making the news today....

    There is only one race of humans. If there were different races they would not be able to procreate together.
  5. Making the news today....

    The daft thing about bigoted prats like matelot is their obvious, blatant racism makes normal, fair minded people reluctant to sanction even sensible measures to control immigration. I'm sure the islamic terrorists and illegal immigrants consider matelot and his type as "useful idiots".
  6. Making the news today....

    It really makes no difference either way, he see silence as agreement. His sort are so far up their own arse, they think they are 100% correct, their narrative of life is correct and all dessenters have some sinister, liberal agenda.
  7. Making the news today....

  8. Making the news today....

    My wife is 45 and has never been abroad. You have to be one of the most ignorant people I have ever had the misfortune to encounter.
  9. Making the news today....

    You really are a moron.
  10. Rabaud F80 splitter

    Tom, I just changed my Posch splitmaster 30 for a used JBM 60 tonne splitter, just like the one in this vid, Obviously its not as powerful as the 80 tonner your thinking of getting and can't really be crane loaded, but having used it for a few hours now I think I can answer a few of your questions. Large rings do sometimes require more than the 60t force and the ram stops, what I do is bring the ram back and put a smaller diameter log between the stuck ring and the ram. This concentrates the force on a smaller portion of the log and this part of the log moves through the splitter, once the ram hits the rest of the log generally also splits. Using this method I've not really had any issues with logs being stuck. I'm very pleased with so far, the actual splitting feels slow, but after not very long I find I've produced a huge amount of logs.
  11. In Desperate times...My Silky saves the day!

    Maybe, I missed the last one after not missing one for 20 years.
  12. In Desperate times...My Silky saves the day!

    No, don't thinks so.
  13. In Desperate times...My Silky saves the day!

    Are you the new host of This is your life??
  14. Making the news today....

    When and where have they EVER had the chance to try?
  15. Making the news today....

    Lets hope people don't start telling Santa we don't want him


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