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Just some work pics

Discussion in 'Cranes' started by crane operator, Aug 20, 2016.

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    Had to put some hot tubs on the bottom floor of some two story decks. Unfortunately the c frame I built for the big rocks was too short. This one's a little longer but not as heavily built. The c had to be above the top floor roof and it worked out just fine.

    I built a x frame "spreader" with a swivel to fit under the c frame, there wasn't a lot of room under the upper floor.

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    Emergency sunday job, and some more steel and beams on cabins.



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    Big water pump

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    Loaded up a some old railroad wheel repair equipment, its headed to the scrapper. There was a turrent lathe, a vertical betts wheel lathe, and a wheel press. The old betts was heavy, like 26,000lbs.

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    4 piece fireplace in a guy's backyard. Lucky the lot next to him was empty, or it would all have been from the street.

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    Pulling concrete forms.

    Removing roofing materials.

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    Tree job, I buried the 100 ton in the yard, we got rained on before getting the last of the trunk out. Yard is flat and when I got off my mats it just sunk on down. We went back the next week and filled in the ruts. Shin to knee deep, wasn't dragging pumpkins, but close.

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    Putting swing stage up on a resort building. They are painting the upper green portion of the steel roof. Building was new in 2007 and the paint is flaking off a lot of it. They repainted this side from lifts, but no access to the rest of the building, so angel carts off scaffolding on the roof is the plan.

    We were trying to beat a thunderstorm, so I didn't put the jib on like I had planned, I put the rusty eyeball on it and thought "main should reach that". It was a little taller than I thought, but I had just enough reach. It started raining as we were pulling out of the parking lot headed home.

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    Pulling old boiler out of a building. 62,000lbs, hauled it on our lowboy to their boneyard. It was built with a wide hangover on one side, in relation to the built in skids, so it loaded a little crooked.



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    Replacing fir poles in a resort porch. Not a lot of room to work.

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    Trusses for a big house. Back side must be a indoor basketball/ tennis court, pretty high ceilings and I hope pexiglass windows.

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    Trusses, some steel on a office building.

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    Reinforcing a old church roof. Church had been added onto several times by "volunteer" carpenters, without much structural thought. This isn't fixing any of the roof problems, but it shouldn't get any worse.

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    40 ton RT lost steering/ brake assist pump. Lucky to get it loaded up and hauled home. Pulled pump and no splines left on the aux drive on the engine. Should have most of the parts by middle of next week. The swing gearbox is apart also for a leak between brake pack and gear reduction, after disassembly it needs a shaft too.

    Had to unbolt motor/trans/dropbox and slide it around in the frame to pull the pump, going back in is going to be fun. We also pulled the front timing cover off, thinking we needed to time the aux drive, but after having it open, we didn't have to.

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    Loaded out the barges and tug.

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    The Rt they originally had on the barge, lasted 3 days. They didn't like the crane, and so had someone else supply them with a different 80 ton. It was a pretty new grove.

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    Had a "3 day" roofing job, turn into a week long roofing job. It was super hot that week (this week has been a nice cool down). By the 5th day, the roofers were drinking at 9am, and it didn't make things go faster.

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    What kind of work were they doing off the sectional?
     
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    They redid the intake gates on a small hydro electric dam. Pushed the barge up to the dam and worked off the barge. There's no good land access to the dam.
     
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    Friend of mine is the landside support operator working on the fish diversion of a small dam. He's having a good time with that. It is that same kind of deal, no good access from the beach.