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  1. These are my system, I'm happy to show them to anyone who asks.
  2. Well how about everyone who is an AA member should email them to say they will not renew their membership over this matter. That may help motivate them to fight our corner!
  3. Petition · Single rope climbing for UK arborists · Change.org CHNG.IT Single rope climbing for UK arborists
  4. Dan

    Silky sharpening.

    Spit works well for some reason
  5. I wonder if the people who wrote the old guide lines will be held liable for all the climbing accidents since 2005?
  6. Just playing devils advocate here, but surely if all these people who have had accidents due being shown how to climb in the wrong way will be able to sue there training providers? Then the training people will sue those that write the guidelines. That's seems to be the way things get done nowadays.
  7. I know a Bulgarian guy who buys knackered BMW, vw and audi cars for the parts and ships the parts back home. He says that he makes a couple of grand from each car
  8. Dan

    Overloaded

    Man fined after driving car with a car on its roof WWW.BBC.CO.UK Glyndwr Wyn Richards is given three points on his licence for...
  9. The ‘gardening job’ that almost sparked a war WWW.BBC.CO.UK In 1976, North Koreans killed two US officers in the DMZ over a tree... You think that you have trouble sometimes with neighbours!
  10. Dan

    What3words

    It's a great tool. I just stand on the stump, text stumpygrinder and along he comes with no problem finding it on a site.
  11. Dan

    Down rating trucks

    Before this truck I had a toyota dyna, it could carry 1.3 ton legally. That was great, but still often over loaded. When it was time to replace the dyna I decided I'd rather get a truck with the suspension and breaks to handle the work safely. I've got a 7.5t driver licence, but can't get an o licence for the yard and don't want to move yards. I also only do about couple of thousand miles in a busy year mostly around the little villages local to us. I haven't seen a copper for years so it doesn't seem to be such an issue.
  12. Dan

    Down rating trucks

    The truck is a perfect fit for the work I do. It's just the paperwork that doesn't fit.
  13. Dan

    Down rating trucks

    The 3.5 trucks only weigh about 150kg less.
  14. Dan

    Down rating trucks

    Well I did get a 5.2t truck down rated to 3.5. It weighs 3t empty. But really does the job well. The guy who sold it did all the paperwork so no stress at all!

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