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Alex O

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  1. Check out his spikes [emoji29]
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    how to deal with an employee

    It’s always frustrating when you get a good lad on board , but I guess it’s setting that president from the go and sticking to it. Think we have all been there , best of luck with it.
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    how to deal with an employee

    Tell him you can pick him up in the morning but your quoting jobs in the evening so he’s welcome to use the scooter to get home, then bring it back in the morning. Just test his commitment to you if it’s not really there then find another. But I guess now you have started doing all this for him you’ve made a bit of a rod for your own back.
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    the 'todays job' thread

    Hahahaha no zigzag, bigger climbs a distill/ French prusik with a pulley but that as technical as I’ve got. Used a friends zigzag set a few years back but just found it a hindrance as it was on a load of reductions and without a direct line I found it a struggle. I think I need to just stop being so stubborn and just stick at it, I guess sometimes change can be good. I remember watching one of regs videos back along and he was saying it had helped his body etc.
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    the 'todays job' thread

    Same here mick, still use a pursik [emoji17]. After 19yrs no wonder why my body has taken a beating [emoji30]
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    Leylandii topping around sub-station

    MEWPs make great conductors
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    And they wonder why the get ripped off

    I think if materials are involved with fencing, etc then taking deposits is fair enough but for Tree work I don’t see why anyone would take a deposit. You already have the kit to do the job. There are a couple of firms down errr that will take cash deposit. Wrong IMO .
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    £40,000 Fine

    He can probably afford it anyway, just an inconvenience for him and his busy work schedule. He must of got a contractor in to do the work? If so what’s happening to them? But still glad to see a result as the public still don’t take TPO/Conservation areas serious enough what’s a few more weeks of waiting for permission. It’s the I want in done yesterday attitude for morons like him.
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    TW125 stolen in Kent

    Arborisk are great I’ve been with them for years. Sorry to hear about all this Mark , fk ing nightmare mate , hope it all gets sorted ASAP bud.
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    4x4 pick ups

    It could all be very innocent, might be just updating his POF app
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    Ground workers needed North Devon

    Ahh no worries wasn’t sure if you already had a couple of guys, he would be will to travel and stay up there in his camper. Cheers for getting back to us.
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    Ground workers needed North Devon

    Have a friend that could be interested, have you go a number I can pass to him, cheers
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    Top-handled chainsaws: appropriate use and management

    Good point khriss, I’ve always thought that you should every so many years re-do your chainsaw from rope and harness, seeing what is out there is scary. But if truth is told I think that most of us are a bit guilty of the odd hold and cut, I know I am[emoji17]
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    Best lightweight summer trousers.

    Sip canopy air, mine have been great, light , comfortable and pretty durable so far, I’ve been wearing mine for about 5 months now. The only nit pick about sip trousers over the years is the stitching always used to fall apart but have been much better last few years. This is just my personal experience.
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    Ms362c being a right pita

    It’s the worst saw I’ve ever owned, mine didn’t even make it to 18months old all the same issues. Had to go to a main dealer as it needs plugging into a bloody laptop, they estimated me just over £400 [emoji43]. But could cost more(obviously). Never had problems with the 341 or 361 .

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