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About sawmonkey

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  • Location:
    west wales
  • Interests
    shooting, fishing, usual bloke stuff
  • Occupation
    bloody idiot
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  1. <p>send your cv through to p&t ltd, they doing a fair bit on the railways for the electrification in south wales</p>

  2. the job is for a large civils firm that are re vamping a station for network rail. i have pointed out that getting rid of the stumps and roots will also destabilise the embankment but they will be sorting that when they come to install the bridge but are adimant that we can dig the roots etc :confused1:
  3. morning folks. seriously need some help here, i've got 14 large stumps on a railway embankment that the client wants completely removing so that they can install a bridge. we are not allowed any diggers etc in there as it could destabilise the embankment and cause slips (road above the embankment) we have tried an alpine magnum but becasue of the size of the stumps and the amount of stone, mud etc we are not getting anywhere fast. any help or advice would be bloody brilliant as i am seriously considering smoking again......and drinking and just about anything else i can try to relieve stress. cheers
  4. sawmonkey


    Tree partner, based in the lakes but Richard is a top guy and really knows his stuff http://www.facebook.com/coppicecrafts
  5. There is always a tirfor in the back if the van, it may only come out a handful of times a year but when it does it's a real god send http://www.facebook.com/coppicecrafts
  6. 1 thing I have found when splitting larger rounds (15+") is not to try and split in the middle, instead go slightly to the side so you'd be taking about a third. Splits much easier :-) http://www.facebook.com/coppicecrafts
  7. Maul to make the first split and then drop to a med size axe (can be used 1 handed if preferred) set up several rounds, bust em with the maul then split down to req size with axe...... Bloody good work out but also gives rest times for different muscles :-)
  8. I mention the turbans because the pupils were sent home because they were not in correct uniform, I doubt very much that turbans are part of the uniform. As for right wing balls, I have been lucky enough to travel around a lot of the world and even luckier to meet and become good friends with many people from many different creed, colours, back ground and religion. I treat people how they treat me not on their colour or beliefs!!!!
  9. The head teacher should be sacked!!! I'm not a racist by a long shot but how many turbans etc do you see in schools. I take my hat off to these pupils! Armistice day is, was and always will be 11 of November, not the nearest sunday
  10. I've used otterbox and griffin case. Both I've found to be excellent.(both have been the top rated, supersonic etc) Normal phones tended to last 3-4 months so was very concerned about the iPhone when I got it. After nearly 2 years the phone looks brand new. All in all, I can't recommend both cases highly enough
  11. sawmonkey


    Only scan read parts of this thread. I must be 1 of the luckiest/ unluckiest guys about. Got several otters on the river near me and got a well used holt at the end of my garden (it's been used every year to raise young for last 20+ years I've known about it) also had a cheeky bugger nick a small sea trout out of my bag while fishing few years back, also had 1 fight me for the fish I was landing. Quite often see them "cruising" and playing on different stretches of the river near me
  12. 4inch foster bit..... And wrist supports
  13. http://www.facebook.com/coppicecrafts 😉 I always forget to add that bit. Please have a look
  14. Weather cleared up a bit this evening so thought I'd have a little play as a bit I stress relief


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