A Moan About The Wind

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  1. Dodger

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    Well it's a beautiful day outside in Notts today, BUT, I've just almost been blown off my ladder.

    Yes I hate ladder bashing but this morning was beyond a joke, first window it wasn't too bad so held sill with one hand lol and cleaned with other, second window did same and then the gust came and seriously I only just held on.

    I love doing trad and I'm not going to stop but I've seriously got to step up my water production, from today if wind speeds are above a certain level the pole is out. Ladders are safe but not today so I've come home for a cuppa to calm my nerves and then gonna go and do my commercial stuff round corner cos it's all ground floor.

    I'm guessing by forecasts that most of week is gonna be same so I'll try and fix the Harris later (I split it at top where I cut it for wide hose) and use up all the harvested water I have tomorrow on tops, I had enough to last all month for the windows I need it for but thats gone out the window so to speak.

    Gonna work on a letter for all my custies as well later explaining why I'm doing this, most will understand and the pensioners that hate pole will have to put up with downstairs only if it's not safe.


    Moan over, please no ladder bashing I still love doing trad and won't stop but day's like today, absolutely.
     
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  2. Smurf

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    If the wind is high then wfp is no good either as **** can get blown onto wet glass. Mind you if it's raining at the time then doesn't make much difference. :rolleyes:

    Was this you today? :lol: You plonker rodney :D

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LEGSH0uCHJM
     
  3. A.K WINDOWS

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    its bad mate when you get a gush like that ive had it not good holding onto the window cill lol,to be honest mate im getting sick of using ladders lately when my work picks up im using a backpack for tops.
     
  4. Dodger

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    haha no I wouldn't go up in the first place if it was like that. I thought it was ok but then gusts started blowing so that was that, still apart from that it's a beaut of a day just been and done half a dozen ground floor jobs and loved it catching some rays.
     
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  6. Dodger

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    At least he has managed to grow old unlike some :D

    Did you notice the old boy has fitted ladder feet to the bottom of the ladder so guess it makes it safer :rolleyes:
     
  8. A.K WINDOWS

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    i do a few this way its all good as long as that canopy is strong some i wont do im no lightweight lol
     
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    Yeah clear skys here today but gusty as hell, didnt even touch my ladder clamps today, poled all tops,wernt taking any chances with that wind!
     
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    :D :D :D :D :D :D Ive had wind all day tooooo.... :D :D :D :D :D :D :D
     
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