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October 2009 Blog Posts (4)


the guy that has the contact for the shirts has gotten behind and getting the design and ifo to the printer. i will be working on making that happen this week and will keep everyone up to date on it.

Added by Chip Kempke on October 24, 2009 at 3:20pm — 1 Comment

Where to find information.

As I plug away at the rest of my carrer in the scaffold industry I keep comming across the same requests for information. "What does OSHA says about spanning tubes?" or "How long can my horizontal be before I need to use a truss bearer?" I wanted to make sure all of us insiders are clear on where to go when we start searching for answers to these questions and other that plauge us. Before you whip out the total BS answer that you heard from that one guy you worked with back in '68 I think we… Continue

Added by Justin T. Wittwer on October 17, 2009 at 7:54pm — 3 Comments


With the scaffolds I have seen everywhere, I am of the belife that all Builders should have to sucessfully complete 3 hangers, 3 stand alone, and 3 multi angle slope bottom tanks out of BETCO. All of them have to be at least 3 lifts tall. In order for them to count as sucessful, they must be completed in a timly mannner, plumb, square, and level. I shutter to see scaffold in the public area such as side walks that are crooked, unlevel and missing basic parts. Just a thought for improving the… Continue

Added by Tracy DeBerg on October 7, 2009 at 9:57am — 3 Comments

Day in The life

Worked on a job today that had multiple types of scaffold on it and saw the Plus8 systems from Scotland, I think. It is different no diagonal braces and I guess you can do an 11' long bay with it (or whatever the metric equivalent is) The legs have a sleeve type connector so the bottom of the leg is fatter than the rest. Different, not better, just different. If a wedge type modular system had a baby with Cuplok it would look like this stuff. Got to put up a swing stage today. Haven't done that… Continue

Added by Justin T. Wittwer on October 2, 2009 at 8:33pm — 1 Comment

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