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Old Today, 06:59 PM   #1
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How Would You Tackle This?

Customer wants siding and windows painted all around but this is really the only concern. This is spring run off so water levels will drop through the summer but there will always be water(approx 6"or there abouts) by the foundation. I've thought about scaffolding but I would need 5 levels to reach the top, a floating dock that is anchored to the bottom, and of course a boom but I'm not positive I can get something that will articulate around the side enough. Jet pack?
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Re: How Would You Tackle This?

Can you cantilever off the rear deck, and set a pump jack on top? Is there an old pontoon boast nearby?


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Re: How Would You Tackle This?

Pump jacks on a block on the riverbed.

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Re: How Would You Tackle This?

Depending on how firm the soil bed is - when the water level drops down to only 6" in summer, not now of course - I've gotten away with setting an extension off the rear bed of what used to be my pickup. The base of the ladder won't go anywhere when set on the inside corner. As long as 4 wheeler won't sink. You could use the ladder as the right half of a pick setup to cross above the trees, and ladder the right half independently .

Collapsing the extension ladder before a sideways move...

If you have to bring in a load of crushed gravel, add to cost.

I'm surprised that foundation isn't being undermined.

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What's the rush? can it wait?
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Re: How Would You Tackle This?

6 inches only? Trash pump to remove the water and some cheap used pallets and plywood to get out of the mud.


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