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  1. Thread: ??????????????

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    Hey LostArt how are you? How are you fellas...

    Hey LostArt how are you? How are you fellas doing? I am not retired yet , but I am trying to lay low and go out quietly!
  2. Quite expensive repairs too, arenít they? Really...

    Quite expensive repairs too, arenít they? Really easy to happen when you go from running rbdís with boom tip winches, to what I call crane style , where the winch drum is mounted on top of the...
  3. Thread: Pootnaigle

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    Double darn. I enjoyed Pootís unique way of...

    Double darn. I enjoyed Pootís unique way of saying his 2 cents. Rest In Peace my friend. Condolences to your family
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    Interesting. So the big question , which is the...

    Interesting. So the big question , which is the lineman?
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    I totally agree with you Labor. Every truck...

    I totally agree with you Labor. Every truck should have a potential indicator, and a set of grounds. Many incidents would have been avoided. Granted I seem to end up with contractors that either...
  6. Thread: Hey Rob

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    Thanks Charlie. I really do appreciate you...

    Thanks Charlie. I really do appreciate you looking into it for me. I have been talking to Syracuse local, and yeah they have lots of work.
  7. Thread: Hey Rob

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    Thanks Charlie. I really appreciate your help. I...

    Thanks Charlie. I really appreciate your help. I talked to the union hall and they have lots of work, the big thing is a work visa.
  8. Thread: Hey Rob

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    Hey Charlie, I called Harlanís HR number on...

    Hey Charlie, I called Harlanís HR number on Friday, got a voicemail asking for name and number. Said they would respond in2 business days. Yesterday I found a number for there Pennsylvania office,...
  9. Thread: Hey Rob

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    Thanks Charlie, I just checked it out. I am going...

    Thanks Charlie, I just checked it out. I am going to give them a call today. Gotta find out if they have work visas!
  10. Thread: I like "Joe"

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    Good point , Labor . Thatís mostly all we have...

    Good point , Labor . Thatís mostly all we have here now , foreman with it seems like 2 days in the trade, no common sense , and no sense of humour. They can quote the rule book but donít ask them...
  11. Thread: I like "Joe"

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    Wow Charlie, I thought those days of working...

    Wow Charlie, I thought those days of working sensible are long gone. Everybody here is anal about the ground to ground rubber glove rule. I am actually surprised they havenít tried to bring in...
  12. Thread: I like "Joe"

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    Well Labor, yeah itís cold, but we do have these...

    Well Labor, yeah itís cold, but we do have these little cotton liners for our rubber gloves that do a decent job of keeping our hands warm . Oh yeah , and warming them up on the truck heater helps a...
  13. Thread: I like "Joe"

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    Thanks Charlie. I am working on it right now ,...

    Thanks Charlie. I am working on it right now , hopefully somebody can get work visas. I worked in gloves and sleeves one summer in Connecticut. I donít mind telling ya there sure are hot! We donít...
  14. Thread: I like "Joe"

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    Yeah LNF , I have lived it. Itís the new normal...

    Yeah LNF , I have lived it. Itís the new normal here. Lots of apprentices coming from these schools, but very few that can actually think and do the work. Plenty of them that think they know...
  15. Thread: I like "Joe"

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    Sounds like you guys in Florida have the same...

    Sounds like you guys in Florida have the same kind of troubles with new apprentices as we are here in Ontario. Too many colleges offering ďpre-apprentice ď courses with instructors that are less than...
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    Work in New York state

    I have been contacted recently about working in the US. I hear OíConnell Electric is looking for some 80 guys for around Buffalo, New York. I have heard of OíConnell and believe they have a decent...
  17. Thread: Quiet

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    Yep it is. Did you get hit hard by this latest...

    Yep it is. Did you get hit hard by this latest storm?
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    Congrats Bren! Decent paying steady work and...

    Congrats Bren! Decent paying steady work and close to home , what more is there? Yeah it takes a certain type of fella to be a lineman, but the truth of it is, the new way of doing linework isnít...
  19. Thread: Quiet

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    Quiet

    Awful quiet on here lately. Where is everybody?
  20. Thread: Christmas

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    Christmas

    Merry Christmas to everyone at Powerlineman.com!
  21. Each utility has its own standard.

    Each utility has its own standard.
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    Yep all we can do is keep on trying to retrain...

    Yep all we can do is keep on trying to retrain these guys into proper lineman. I have to say the fellas I am working with are learning and improving every day.
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    The new lineman

    I have been working recently with the newer breed of lineman. Of the bat I do have to say this bunch has a decent attitude. Every one has come up to me and told me ď I have been working mostly dead....
  24. Thread: Poly Set

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    We fill bags up with crushed stone , enough to...

    We fill bags up with crushed stone , enough to fill a pole hole and carry it out on the rbd.
  25. Thread: Poly Set

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    Crushed stone will work

    Crushed stone will work
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