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    Good to hear...

    Neil, I've worked in a lot worse places over the years. This is a joy compared to South Sudan or Pakistan. I don't think there are any more shots they can give me at this point. We are rebuilding the...
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    Lots going on....

    It's been a lot of hours and little sleep getting on board here in Haiti. The crews are good but need seasoning. One minute I am amazed at the things they know and the next minute they do something...
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    Getting settled

    Still getting settled here but starting to get a handle on things. Thanks for the good wishes and comments. Last week end I went to the Dominican Republic to buy some supplies. I also looked at a few...
  4. Thread: Rubbers

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    Thanks

    I'll go with Class 3 gloves. The gloves with sticks was started before I got here. Neither have been tested/certified. I'll do testing on the sticks and clean them up as some are starting to get...
  5. Thread: Rubbers

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    Rubbers

    Hey guys, I'm back on this side of the pond working in Haiti. I have been tasked with sorting out rubber goods as well as other tools and equipment. One of my procurements will be rubber gloves. We...
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    Ok made it... Gonna take some time to get settled....

    Been here a week now. I think I've taken one photo that was not of a burned up transformer bushing. It' sheen a long week. I'll get sorted and post something. Internet is real spotty at the hotel and...
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    Little of both....

    Yep... But there have to be more than one job to choose from.... And, you really think they need a lot of help in nice places? Right now it's PK or Haiti... Tanzania, Liberia, Ghana, South Sudan......
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    On the move again....

    Hi all... Been awhile since I posted. Been in Pakistan for 3 years and it's time to move on.... Sitting now at the airport in Dubai. Next stop, Haiti. I'll try to post more often and send photo's...
  9. Thread: Charity

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    Vacation... kind of

    Reppy, Back stateside for a few days. My daughter and I are headed to Haiti on Monday. I'll work there 3 weeks as part of my vacation. Then here in the USA for a week before returning to Pakistan on...
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    Charity

    Hey folks, I've been asked if there is a lineman charity of some kind... and if there are, are they good. Any help!

    Thanks RWD
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    I wish...

    O.L.D..... I wish you had missed the post. Nope I am back in Pakistan. I was there to do the initial survey on what we could do to help. Lots to do but it needs to be organized so it helps not...
  12. Thread: Philippines

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    Devistation

    The northern portion of three islands got hit pretty bad. Iloilo, Cebu and Leyte. In those regions 95% of the distribution lines were wiped out. Leyte is the island where the town of Tacloban is...
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    Fyi

    In the Cebu airport. Met/passed a group of Cannadian military. Chatted a bit. They are on their was to Roxas (pronounced Rohas) to set up shop for medical and other relief. Go Canada!

    Rwd
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    No idea why...

    Reppy, I dive Scuba. I know some free divers but none of them do depth. In some places spear fishing is restricted to free divers. I dive for pleasure. I had read about the death on the scuba site I...
  15. Thread: Philippines

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    Plilippines and Thailand

    Reply, I'm a diver from way back. Pakistan has been a bit draining. Thailand is 4.5 hours by air from PK. This was my third trip to Thailand for diving this year. That said, the Philippines is also a...
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    In Manila now... Headed to the affected areas..

    Hey guys... Long time. I was on vacation in Thailand scuba diving when I got the call out. Arrived Manila Saturday night. Spent Monday with the National Electric Administration sorting out details....
  17. Thread: Been awhile

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    Here's to hope

    Well, dog, I'm working on an exit in the next few months. If it works out I'll at least be on a different continent. Not sure which one though.

    Reppy, I do duck duck when I hear bam bam.... :)
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  18. Thread: Been awhile

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    Been awhile

    Well folks, I thought I would check in. Spent July in the USA. It was great to see old friends, travel with ease and drink beer while eating bacon..... Sent time in NC, Utah, Idaho and PA. In Idaho I...
  19. Thread: Rwd?????

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    Hmmm weapons

    Well, lets see.... The weapon we see most here is a simple pump shotgun. It is rare to see an Ak or an AR. I suspect they are around but mostly on the frontier. I saw more AK's in Sudan in a week...
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    Still kickin tires...

    Sorry all, been a long haul here and with the politics it can get a little problematic. I've really got to keep things straight and narrow.

    Things have been going good overall. It's a bit hard to...
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    Umm Reppy...

    I would have to agree with line dog on this one reppy... I mean... just think of trying to feed 20, 20 year olds... You'd go broke... not to mention the pile up in the bathrooms.... :)

    RWD
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    Thanks

    Thanks Reppy, I've been enjoying it this year. Few folks here figured out it was my Birthday. It worked out that it was a Saturday ... I did write my twin brother and accused him of getting old.......
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    Ahh Australia....

    Awesome place... I dive the HMS Brisbane Wednesday... I'll try to sort out some photo's ... Not really looking forward to going back to Pakistan.... But into each life some rain must fall....

    Rwd
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    Australia

    Arrived Brisbane 7am... contrary to my imagination... they do not have beer on tap at the coffee shop....

    RWD
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    Hmm

    Aim... Look close to make sure it's not some one I know trying to help... Take a deep breath... Exhale 1/2 way.. Check aim and fire.... Looters deserve nothing less... Parasites...
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