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17 hours ago, MikeR said:

Her next door had a empty washer bottle on her mercs cause she could not get the 2nd latch undone . When i opened the bonnet , she headed straight for the brake resoiviour !!!! , Er no , how about this blue top over here with the washer symbol  , good thing the 2nd latch worked ..

We used to be trusted to top up engine oil at work if the weekly vehicle check highlighted it.....

People would invariably add oil to the screenwash or brake fluid. One time someone topped the engine oil up with some kind of car shampoo.

Our rewritten weekly check now tells us not to lift the bonnet!

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Well this looks safe!

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Currently someone is just walking around on the roof, on their own as far as I can see, for some reason pressure washing the roof.

Yes there are cars parked roadside both sides just out of frame which are getting showered with the spray off as well.

Is this a thing that people have done regularly?  Have never even heard of it before!

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10 minutes ago, Zelandeth said:

Well this looks safe!

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Currently someone is just walking around on the roof, on their own as far as I can see, for some reason pressure washing the roof.

Yes there are cars parked roadside both sides just out of frame which are getting showered with the spray off as well.

Is this a thing that people have done regularly?  Have never even heard of it before!

I think that's natural selection at work there now. Or at least a broken femur. 

 

Edit. Forgot to post this one actually from a few weeks back. Aluminium ladder on a van roof. What could possibly go wrong... 

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2 hours ago, Zelandeth said:

Well this looks safe!

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Currently someone is just walking around on the roof, on their own as far as I can see, for some reason pressure washing the roof.

Yes there are cars parked roadside both sides just out of frame which are getting showered with the spray off as well.

Is this a thing that people have done regularly?  Have never even heard of it before!

That's ridiculous.

 

Has he not heard of snowfoam followed by a two bucket wash!

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31 minutes ago, GrumpiusMaximus said:

When I did my heights and ladders courses a few years back, the trainer referred to the Ladder Association's 'Idiot of the Year' award:

https://ladderassociation.org.uk/ladder-exchange/idiots-ladders-competition-2015/

https://ladderassociation.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Winner-idiots-on-ladders1-e1452007154654.jpg

It's worth a look...

Apparently Only in Malta...

 

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3 hours ago, Zelandeth said:

Well this looks safe!

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Currently someone is just walking around on the roof, on their own as far as I can see, for some reason pressure washing the roof.

Yes there are cars parked roadside both sides just out of frame which are getting showered with the spray off as well.

Is this a thing that people have done regularly?  Have never even heard of it before!

I wondered what 2 guys were doing to the roof of a local 1960's bungalow a while back. They were more professional* (using ladders) but they were doing just that, removing the grot and moss etc that had accumulated during the past 60-odd years. The result? The roof sticks out like a sore thumb even today as it's now a different colour from all its neighbours.

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3 hours ago, Zelandeth said:

Well this looks safe!

IMG_20210407_141605.thumb.jpg.90b79005a92b2a6ee7e35e7f7b876748.jpg

Currently someone is just walking around on the roof, on their own as far as I can see, for some reason pressure washing the roof.

Yes there are cars parked roadside both sides just out of frame which are getting showered with the spray off as well.

Is this a thing that people have done regularly?  Have never even heard of it before!

This is nothing! Nothing! A mere bagatelle!

When Maplin Electronics used to have a branch in Burnt Oak, I visited quite regularly and would park in a nearby residential street. 

Imagine my surprise when I looked up one afternoon to see a team of Indian builders working on a house. They had got to the re-roofing stage, and it dawned on me that they had no scaffolding of any kind - just some strategically-placed ladders and their own sense of balance, and they were quite happily running along the roof apex or going up and down the roof tiles. No safety lines, no PPE, no nothing. Just the agility of cats, albeit cats with tools.

Dunno what the local Health & Safety made of it, but I reckon they'd have been apoplectic if they'd seen that lot!

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4 hours ago, Zelandeth said:

Well this looks safe!

IMG_20210407_141605.thumb.jpg.90b79005a92b2a6ee7e35e7f7b876748.jpg

Currently someone is just walking around on the roof, on their own as far as I can see, for some reason pressure washing the roof.

Yes there are cars parked roadside both sides just out of frame which are getting showered with the spray off as well.

Is this a thing that people have done regularly?  Have never even heard of it before!

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1 hour ago, brownnova said:

You know you’re winning at life when you get a message offering you an american minivan to accompany the one you already have... 

Anyone fancy a very tidy Chevrolet Venture 3.5 auto? I know of one for sale! 
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This thing looks absolutely delicious. Sadly bank balance and space requirements firmly say no. Would be fun to put Vauxhall badges on it.

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13 hours ago, brownnova said:

You know you’re winning at life when you get a message offering you an american minivan to accompany the one you already have... 

Anyone fancy a very tidy Chevrolet Venture 3.5 auto? I know of one for sale! 
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i first thought it was a sintra

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16 hours ago, Spurious said:

I think that's natural selection at work there now. Or at least a broken femur. 

 

Edit. Forgot to post this one actually from a few weeks back. Aluminium ladder on a van roof. What could possibly go wrong... 

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15 hours ago, wuvvum said:

That's a professional looking outfit - knackered ex-Parcel Force Sprinter and a non-matching pair of ladders...

wonder if it has any chasis...

14 hours ago, Spurious said:

It's all okay though, they've got hi-vis vests on that'll save them 

definitely.. 

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1 hour ago, brownnova said:

You know you’re winning at life when you get a message offering you an american minivan to accompany the one you already have... 

Anyone fancy a very tidy Chevrolet Venture 3.5 auto? I know of one for sale! 
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Worth it for the upholstery alone.

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1 hour ago, Jazoli said:

I bought this today

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It needs de-barrying a little and the ecu sending off to noobtune but it's a solid old bus and it's a colour I've never seen before.

Can't tell on my phone screen but is that a dark blue or more of a dark brown?

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