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forestboy1978

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About forestboy1978

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  • Birthday 10/03/1978

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  1. forestboy1978

    tow ball question

    Hmmm, further consideration. Taking it to a tow specialist. Need electrics looked at anyway.
  2. forestboy1978

    tow ball question

    Interesting! It arrives on Saturday. So putting the plate upside down changes from tension to compression. And shear of course. Distance from pivot point would be identical no matter which way round it was. Hmmm I'm guessing this thing is about 10mm thick. Probably tested taking 30 tons day in day out. I'll take a look at it when it arrives.
  3. forestboy1978

    tow ball question

    lol
  4. forestboy1978

    tow ball question

    Nice. Exactly what I need. Probably cheap too. Thanks a bunch 🙂
  5. forestboy1978

    tow ball question

    Hi guys, basically my tow bar on my van was fitted too low. I was thinking of seeing if I can get a longer tow ball to compensate for this. Problem being that it's a 3.5 ton trailer and I'm not sure if this is a wise move or if even tow balls are specced for such a heavy load but higher/ longer. I figured another 2 inches would do it. The problem I'm having is re attaching trailer when it's got weight in it sometimes if not balanced I have to jack the van up to marry the two up. Also on a sharp bump I'll scrape the bottom of the front end of the trailer on the ground. Any advice appreciated. Ta
  6. forestboy1978

    Arblease how it works

    Ah. Yeah never applied for more than 12k so maybe that's why.
  7. forestboy1978

    Making the news today....

    Not fucked enough...
  8. forestboy1978

    Making the news today....

    Tell her to get fucked! What a fucking joke.
  9. forestboy1978

    Arblease how it works

    I've never once had to show ANY accounts for a piece of finance.
  10. forestboy1978

    Arblease how it works

    They'll check your business credit rating and run a search for any unpaid debts. If you've got none and you're solvent, on the electoral roll, you'll get it. The deposit and the machine itself are collateral.
  11. forestboy1978

    Cheap labourer/ groundy/ climber in southampton area

    Just to clarify guys I'm only good for a day or 2 per week at beginning or end of the week so as not to interfere with my own workload. I'm not really doing this for the money but I can't afford to do too much of it if you know what I mean. Also trailer would be extra of course. Have a jo beau m500 self driven chipper with new blades that'll comfortably handle 4 inches. If either are handy we'll discuss a fair deal. Ta
  12. forestboy1978

    Massive school boy screw up

    Trying to answer this as simple as possible... Cos it's pure chance that I have 2 jobs back to back with the same waste and neither have such significant waste that they would tie up my trailer to such an extent that I couldn't work out of it i.e fit new materials for next job in it along with waste from previous. I'd have to pay to drop waste and pay minimum charge under normal circumstances. On this occasion I don't. Simply put that's how you make some money and I see it as fair business.
  13. Hi guys, As some of you know I run a fencing business. I've done quite a few of my tickets. Slowly going into arb as I have always been interested in it and I'm bored with fencing and banging holes in the ground is wearing my shoulder joints out. If anyone needs an extra body around who is in reasonably good shape and willing to work for £80 now and then please let me know. Got all own climbing gear and saws and a 4x4. Could bring 3.5 tons tipping trailer with chip box also but it's sign written so not sure how you'd feel about that unless I can cover the signs or something. As I say I'm willing to do a hard days grind as long as I'm learning stuff and the piss is not taken. Bottom line is I'm not marketing much toward tree work so only getting the odd call and the lack of frequency means I'm forgetting stuff and having to re learn. Quite easy going chap, crap for the first hour in the morning or until I've done 1 hours physical work. Cheers
  14. Hi guys, As some of you know I run a fencing business. I've done quite a few of my tickets. Slowly going into arb as I have always been interested in it and I'm bored with fencing and banging holes in the ground is wearing my shoulder joints out. If anyone needs an extra body around who is in reasonably good shape and willing to work for £80 now and then please let me know. Got all own climbing gear and saws and a 4x4. Could bring 3.5 tons tipping trailer with chip box also but it's sign written so not sure how you'd feel about that unless I can cover the signs or something. As I say I'm willing to do a hard days grind as long as I'm learning stuff and the piss is not taken. Bottom line is I'm not marketing much toward tree work so only getting the odd call and the lack of frequency means I'm forgetting stuff and having to re learn. Quite easy going chap, crap for the first hour in the morning or until I've done 1 hours physical work. Cheers
  15. forestboy1978

    Do you even lift bro?

    Not saying it can't be done dude. Just it's really hard. Good for you.

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