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Patrik Berg
post Nov 21 2012, 12:12 AM
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I hate digging trenches, if I do anymore today I won't be able to move my arms this afternoon, let alone teach guitar. I should have put this on the "what guitarists shouldn't do" thread biggrin.gif
Not as fit as I used to be that's for sure. Trench is 14m long and has to be a minimum of 600mm deep sad.gif

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Todd Simpson
post Nov 21 2012, 01:47 AM
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Dude. Rent a trencher. Save you arms smile.gif

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QUOTE (Patrik Berg @ Nov 20 2012, 06:12 PM) *
I hate digging trenches, if I do anymore today I won't be able to move my arms this afternoon, let alone teach guitar. I should have put this on the "what guitarists shouldn't do" thread biggrin.gif
Not as fit as I used to be that's for sure. Trench is 14m long and has to be a minimum of 600mm deep sad.gif



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Patrik Berg
post Nov 21 2012, 02:46 AM
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Normally I would Todd but there is a water main that I'm going to cross somewhere


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post Nov 21 2012, 02:53 AM
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yeah that is the reason I stopped doing concrete. I liked it but it was days like this that made me find another job rolleyes.gif
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post Nov 21 2012, 03:01 AM
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QUOTE (Melodic madness @ Nov 21 2012, 01:53 AM) *
yeah that is the reason I stopped doing concrete. I liked it but it was days like this that made me find another job rolleyes.gif

I hear you mate, I'm an ex concreter as well, I'm glad to be back teaching guitar again


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post Nov 21 2012, 10:12 AM
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It's stuff like this that made me vow never to end up on a building site again !!

I never had to dig a trench like that but I had enough sore arm / hands / back situations... life's too short for that stuff !!!


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post Nov 21 2012, 07:28 PM
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QUOTE (Patrik Berg @ Nov 20 2012, 04:46 PM) *
Normally I would Todd but there is a water main that I'm going to cross somewhere

Did you get a locate? Man that looks like easy digging there , hardly any rocks, although I do see a few, I burried a cable for my sattelite dish last year and the ground was full of rocks, especially where I had to cross the driveway,oh and tree roots suck too, what a pain dry.gif
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post Nov 22 2012, 02:38 AM
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Well I found the water mains with my shovel anyway so after I fixed that little f#*kup I finished digging the trench. If I didn't have to go to work this afternoon I'd be all over my beer fridge.

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post Nov 22 2012, 10:43 AM
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QUOTE (Patrik Berg @ Nov 22 2012, 01:38 AM) *
Well I found the water mains with my shovel anyway so after I fixed that little f#*kup I finished digging the trench. If I didn't have to go to work this afternoon I'd be all over my beer fridge.


Well done man.. I bet your hands are glad that's over !! tongue.gif

Was it all shovel or shovel and pickaxe ?

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post Nov 22 2012, 01:16 PM
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QUOTE (Ben Higgins @ Nov 22 2012, 09:43 AM) *
Well done man.. I bet your hands are glad that's over !! tongue.gif

Was it all shovel or shovel and pickaxe ?

Shovel and crowbar, there was shale to break up at the bottom of the trench. Yes I'm glad it's done, now to restore feeling in my hands and get back to playing guitar smile.gif


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QUOTE (Patrik Berg @ Nov 22 2012, 12:16 PM) *
Shovel and crowbar, there was shale to break up at the bottom of the trench. Yes I'm glad it's done, now to restore feeling in my hands and get back to playing guitar smile.gif


I can imagine that feeling you get after a day of that... you know, the frazzled nerves feeling ! laugh.gif


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