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  1. Thread: compliance sheet

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    I would say6 there are many, many scaffolders, me...

    I would say6 there are many, many scaffolders, me included, that really only took onboard TG20, SG4 etc once off the tools....
  2. Thread: compliance sheet

    by Stoko
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    ALL, scaffolds should designed. That is the...

    ALL, scaffolds should designed. That is the recommendation and good practice. Not law, but if something goe wrong and you're stood in front of the man in the curly wig. Try explaining why youy ddn't...
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    some times it cannot be avoided. In which case a...

    some times it cannot be avoided. In which case a transom should be either side of the notch.

    Its mainly scaffs that can't read a job that need to notch.
  4. Thread: sheeting clips

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    sheeting clips

    Has anyone got any pictures of the old style sheeting clip. The 2 part hook type? Not 'jay' bolts. the ones with the wing nuts.
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    Tone Scaffolding.

    If you get the chance, if you get call, if you get the urge to move from another firm.... Don’t go here!! Especially if you are to go into a supervisory roll.

    Be warned you will get treated well...
  6. Thread: Pricing,

    by Stoko
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    How can you start a business without knowing the...

    How can you start a business without knowing the basics? Estimating is a key part of running a business...
  7. Thread: Tone Scaffolding

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    Tone Scaffolding

    Who’s been there, your thoughts?
  8. Thread: Tone Scaffolding

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    Tone Scaffolding

    What’s your thoughts... Ever been there or thinking of it?
  9. Thread: Euston station

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    Tone have some work going on in Euston Station

    Tone have some work going on in Euston Station
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    Bombing? Do you mean controlled descent?

    Bombing? Do you mean controlled descent?
  11. Thread: Top bomber!

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    Got monumentally sacked from SGB many years ago....

    Got monumentally sacked from SGB many years ago. Was striking a block at Surrey Quays. I realised that when you launched a 5' into the quay it went like a torpedo. So after a few 5's I needed to some...
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    Sticky: Didn't Big Ben do them sleeve spigot fittings?...

    Didn't Big Ben do them sleeve spigot fittings? Only had one bolt but had a solid pin and a sleeve bit wrapping the tube. Saw many a young Scaff hit on the head by a ledger when striking not realising...
  13. Thread: Basildon

    by Stoko
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    Basildon

    Scaffolders req part 1&2, yard staff, 7.5&18t driver labourers.
    Ring DCD scaffolding 01268 777740
  14. Thread: big ben ?

    by Stoko
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    That's The Elizabeth tower... ---------- Post...

    That's The Elizabeth tower...

    ---------- Post added at 07:48 PM ---------- Previous post was at 07:46 PM ----------

    The name of the tower is no longer the Clock Tower and is now the Elizabeth...
  15. Thread: Trad

    by Stoko
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    1 sq is 10' x 10'. For example - 20' x 20' = 4...

    1 sq is 10' x 10'.
    For example - 20' x 20' = 4 sq

    16' x 16' is 1.6 sq x 1.6sq = 2.56sq
  16. Thread: Antique or not

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    Burton's were "the" spanner to have. Remember...

    Burton's were "the" spanner to have. Remember them Melco ones, softest box in the world! Remember also when I first started I had 2 double enders, one with the 1/2 inch box cut off & the other had...
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    I appreciate that scaffy. But that don't stop the...

    I appreciate that scaffy. But that don't stop the Scaff gap moving/falling or **** falling between the gaps..
    Fukien right about other trades getting the **** for a change!!
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    So how does this stuff work when there is a gap...

    So how does this stuff work when there is a gap between the building and inside board? Unless inside board is butted up against brick work.
    Brick repairs, rendering, brick washing etc require a gap...
  19. Yes mate Essex...

    Yes mate Essex...
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    Me and a pal worked for Billy. Always got on...

    Me and a pal worked for Billy. Always got on alright with him, until! The supervisor was someone lightly.
    Worked on some tower blocks in East Ham, he had to get boards from SGB, only ones that would...
  21. Scaffolder/drivers, labourer/drivers (HGV) & yard staff required

    Scaffolders with licence and labourers required must be able to drive at least 7.5 tonner.
    Yard staff also required.

    Won't be answering questions on here so ring 01268 777740
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    I remember the Crumtons. Not from Ganges though....

    I remember the Crumtons. Not from Ganges though. H & B. Remember working with Dave before and after his knee/hip replacement.
    Used to work with Tony Moeller, Dave Murray, Dave Hicks, Colin Hughes...
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    I have been in the game some 30 years or so. I...

    I have been in the game some 30 years or so. I truely believe although H&S is more stringent, the standard of work has diminished.
    When I started in this industry you worked in the yard. Painting...
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    Holding the gam back! What holds the game back my...

    Holding the gam back! What holds the game back my friend is 1) HSE 2)the materials we are using, I ask you in this day and age and they haven't come up wirth a coposite material that would replace...
  25. Thread: Ecitb scaffs tkt

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    ECITB, CITB or CISRS. All ******** (CITB advanced...

    ECITB, CITB or CISRS. All ******** (CITB advanced trained)! The best way to find a scaff is to put the ****** to work! You know within a minute whether he can turn a spanner (unless using one of them...
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