• FREE SpanSet Technical Day

    Rescue and Evacuation Tech Day / Launch of New Gotcha 2 Rescue Kit

    An informative day for those involved in Work at Height. Ideal opportunity to meet with SpanSet, network with industry colleagues and learn about the new Gotcha2 Rescue Kit.

    Details here

Tripod delivered!

Roger W

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To be honest, when I saw the pictures I thought you had got yourselves a trebuchet for disposing of your digging spoil at a distance.  :)


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mrodoc said:
Speaking as a biped it saves my back for strain.

A bipod will also save your back. It doesn't need to be anything fancier than a couple of scaff poles and a swivel clamp. A trailer winch can be fitted directly to one leg which makes life easier and safer than hauling on a rope. Push down on the tether to lift the kibble away from the hole with a 2:1 mechanical advantage. Just set up a slack back rope so that it doesn't all land on you  head  ;)

I've even used this setup with one arm in a cast.


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We are so grateful Wardy for that quadropod. We wouldn't have been able to get shuttering in position yesterday without it! :beer: