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Labour needed £90 + Food/Drink

Discussion in 'North Wales' started by ER1C, Nov 25, 2015.

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  1. ER1C

    ER1C Well-Known Member

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    I thought anyone needing a little extra cash for Christmas. Should you be interested but a bit further away, I can probably cover a little more for your fuel.

    Situation.

    Just had 9 trees cut down and the mother load of wood from them

    Help needed.
    1. Dragging branches to a pile to burn (field work)
    2. Splitting logs with auto log splitter (into trailer) (nice slow safe splitter)
    3. Stacking logs (from trailer) into a pile
    4. Optional (bringing logs to the location from fields)

    Plan.
    Break the back of it in a day with a few people(at least 3), 10am start 4pm finish (an hour for breaks/lunch), Nice and relaxed, outside in a yard area with power/shelter and music/radio.

    Reward.

    £90
    A good lunch on site (Sandwiches/crisps/chocolate, soft drink of your choice)
    Unlimited Teas/Coffee etc.
    A souvenir log :)

    Risk.
    I will need a waver signing but main risk is mud/wet, if you can bring your own gloves etc great. The chainsaw work is done as much as is necessary unless there is a skilled woodsman available.
    Likely to end up dirty and damp hence the short day.
    There are some very heavy logs (I have lifted all of these solo) but this isn't petrol station log size.
    I figure we blast through it at full speed rather than try and do a full day getting grumpy/cold/moaning etc.
    Me... Its my way or the highway....

    Date TBD.
    I was thinking one Sunday.

    Location.
    10 miles from Oswestry
    #1 toilet (wherever you can)
    #2 toilet (is available natural composting facility)

    \\ Afterthought... If anyone fancies sorting out the Fuel Pump timing on my Series 3 at the same time that would be extra

    The Band
    Lead Vocals - ER1C
    On Splitter - Flossie
    Heaving and Humping - Disco924
     
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  2. Flossie

    Flossie Well-Known Member

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    Bagsy on the splitter!
    Coming from Telford.
    2 souvenir logs and I'm in!
    I'm old, not very fit but I don't get grumby.
    I don't like pop except in vodka but I like tea.
    Is there a toilet?
     
  3. ER1C

    ER1C Well-Known Member

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    Cheers pal, updated with toilet info in the original post. We need a giant to get some of the logs onto the splitter for you but its a 2 man job normally anyway. I love the splitter as its nice and easy.. Always slightly worried I get my nuts stuck between the log and the base plate but so far its never happened.
     
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    Shat in the bushes?
    I'll try and squeeze one out before I leave.
    Will ear defenders be needed for the splitter?
     
  5. ER1C

    ER1C Well-Known Member

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    Not at all, its a lovely hut with a proper toilet seat and wooden box forming the toilet, yes it does have a bucket under it but you cant see that. Once dispensed, simple sawdust on top. I have stacks of the spongy foam ear defenders you can have... I have a helmet/faceshield with over ear protection for that one to be safe should you wish.
     
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    :eek: make ya eyes water:rolleyes:
     
  7. Flossie

    Flossie Well-Known Member

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    Is there a lock on the door?
    Might be freelanderers there you see.
    And I'll look well buff in me riggers and hard hat.
    Hahahaha!
     
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    the thought lol
     
  9. ER1C

    ER1C Well-Known Member

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    yes you can have it all to yourself....
     
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    I'd take the chain saw with you just in case :D
     
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    I hope more people come along or I'm gonna be busy....
    Let me know the date asap Eric, might be able to press gang someone else but he has to work odd weekends (bus driver).
     
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    Bumpeh, the pile is getting bigger !
     
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    Are you still after some help for the band lol
     
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    I'd be well up for this if I weren't 400 miles away :eek: 90 quid would nearly cover fuel lol
     
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    biggeeeee Retired - Living the dream

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    Yeah me too, even bring my own chainsaw but too far away.
    Unless you want to pick me up?
     
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    its a few hours away for me unfortunately else I'd be in without much question.
     
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    i,m up for it if there's any space left
     
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    Ooo great : ) Cheers Disco924... I think 1 more and we can start looking at dates.
     
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    i,ve got two teenagers good for gophering #ER1C
     
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    Im up for it as well
     
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