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Mark Bolam

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About Mark Bolam

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    Senior Member, Raffle Sponsor 2011, 2012
  • Birthday 10/12/1968

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  • Location:
    Hamstreet, Kent
  • Interests
    Shooting, snowboarding, boozing
  • Occupation
    Tree surgeon
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  1. Mark Bolam

    arbtalkers arbtrucks

  2. Mark Bolam

    High Voltage near miss

    If there’s one line in arb I’d like to delete, and I’ve heard far too often is - ‘They’re insulated’.
  3. Mark Bolam


    Welcome chocabloc. Funnily enough you’re not the only drainage professional on the forum. We have our resident @eggsarascal to dispense advice on stuff. He really knows his shit! Are you looking for moulds made from raw, rather than ‘manufactured’ timber? Either way, Ian Leach may well be able to help. Worth dropping him a PM. Good luck with the project, sounds interesting.
  4. Mark Bolam

    Down scaling

    I like the look of this one.
  5. Mark Bolam

    Work for wood

    What I have noticed is that people who have done well for themselves tend to work harder and longer. Not all rich people were given their money. I don't see anything wrong with tax at a flat rate across the board. People wouldn't be so tempted to avoid it if it was fairer system.
  6. Mark Bolam

    Poisoned Tree?

    Thanks for explaining Tommy. Spot on. Apart from the very last bit!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  7. Mark Bolam

    Poisoned Tree?

    'Thought' Hahahahahaha!
  8. Mark Bolam

    arbtalkers arbtrucks

    Looking good Reg. How long is the bed? I fancy a king cab tipper, but would be restricted to a 6' bed on a standard Jap truck over here.
  9. Mark Bolam

    150 ft Redwood Removal - Italy

    Sorry Steve, 2nd coolest then Giorgio.
  10. Mark Bolam

    150 ft Redwood Removal - Italy

    That last pic has to be one of the coolest shots in arb history.
  11. Mark Bolam

    Poisoned Tree?

    Glyphosate sprayed over the fence. I’d crack on with another assault case.
  12. Mark Bolam

    occupational health of arb

    Rabies, likely.
  13. Mark Bolam

    occupational health of arb

    I tried to commit suicide once. Fuck doing that again. I nearly killed myself!
  14. Mark Bolam

    The Word of Rigging

    You know me Belly Lad - Gone in 60 seconds!
  15. Mark Bolam

    The Word of Rigging

    Doesn’t stop it being a great vid amico! You could add comments about how you would do the job now that more advanced techniques are available (I can’t think of many though!), and you’re a bit older, wiser and possibly heavier, like the rest of us! @Steve Bullmanis nearly 140kg now, I believe.


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