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Old 09-28-2018, 03:13 PM   #1
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Putting a whole lot of trust on that railing. In my book thats a death wish.

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Camaraderie is the best of all things. That was probably a really fun day at work.
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Oh, puh-LEEZE. Those guys are painters.


Read the caption, ferchrissake.
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Oh, puh-LEEZE. Those guys are painters.


Read the caption, ferchrissake.


So youíre going to let a bunch of painters show you how itís done?????
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So youíre going to let a bunch of painters show you how itís done?????
No. I already know how to cut in.
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No. That’s how they hang a ceiling fan.
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I must admit I did this once way back when I thought I was invincible, a medallion in the center of the entrance needed a coat of paint. minus 1 helper as well.
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Putting a whole lot of trust on that railing. In my book thats a death wish.

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At least there were 3 tie-offs
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One or two lights sure but it gets harder to do much after becoming paralyzed from the waist down after the inevitable fall.
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Oh man, some of the idiotic things I've done to get things done when I was young and bullet proof. The guy with the ladder tied off is probably pretty safe actually (if he was tied off to something more substantial), I just wouldn't want my life relying on the guy who built that handrail. I don't like when the top of the ladder is in a ceiling tray or on a beam, I'd never try just suspended by straps.




Nevermind, didn't see the bottom straps on the ladder. If they were tighter or if the top loosened it could kick the bottom of the ladder out. My hands started sweating after staring at that picture.

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Looked to me like the bottom of the ladder in the OP was against the wall by the doorway, but it's hard to tell.

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