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Post Wed Aug 05, 2009 12:26 am

What I did today...70' in the air!

Company insisted on a repaint.
My brother works for a sign maintenance and repair company and he subcontracted me. That's him in the yellow shirt.
I did one side of this 1979 metal 10'x20' sign, tomorrow if I can still move I will do the other side.
Worked 8-5.
There are a few drips but you can't see them from the parking lot.
Love....Jill
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Post Wed Aug 05, 2009 12:50 am

Good job Jill....there is nothing that will make you as sore and weary as hanging in one of those all day!
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Post Wed Aug 05, 2009 1:05 am

thankfully my insurance would not cover me to do that,

that's my excuse and i am sticking to it.

brave girl

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Post Wed Aug 05, 2009 1:09 am

amazing!!!!!
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Post Wed Aug 05, 2009 3:57 am

That's a real workout, you must be in great shape. Well done.
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Post Wed Aug 05, 2009 6:36 am

Not a job for me. :D

Nicely done Jill. :D
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Post Wed Aug 05, 2009 7:39 am

your one brave girl jill, nice job done :D

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Post Wed Aug 05, 2009 7:48 am

Well done that girl

Just remember not to stand back to admire jour work!

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Post Wed Aug 05, 2009 8:40 am

Takes some nerve swaying about in one of those - not for the feint hearted.

Q. Why do women always paint their hands when using a paint brush :wink:
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Post Wed Aug 05, 2009 8:56 am

Well done Jill. :appl:

I wonder how many people thought you must be Wendy when they saw you up there painting :D
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Post Wed Aug 05, 2009 9:46 am

Awesome.....fantastic bit of work and a bit out of the usual. :appl:
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Post Wed Aug 05, 2009 10:37 am

A definitely rather you than me job :o


Well done Jill,
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Post Wed Aug 05, 2009 10:37 am

not too sure you'd get me up there either! well done Jill,

nice nail colour!
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Post Wed Aug 05, 2009 10:37 am

Up and ready to get ready.
I feel like a chicken who had one of its wings torn off!
I bid on three days for this job but I think I can only stand one more day.
Maybe if I wear gloves today the sweat on my hands will act as a paint remover?
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Post Wed Aug 05, 2009 11:03 am

Jillbeans wrote:Up and ready to get ready.
I feel like a chicken who had one of its wings torn off!

:wink:


Good job its Wendy's and not KFC then :lol1:

Have fun up there........
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Post Wed Aug 05, 2009 11:11 am

OMG ............ not for all the tea in China would I go up there!!!!! I can't handle 3 steps on a ladder never mind that!

You're brave Jill! :o
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Post Wed Aug 05, 2009 11:37 am

Not brave...just money grubbing!
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Post Wed Aug 05, 2009 11:52 am

Ohhhh a wendy's burger, i am hungry now (!)

great work jill

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Post Wed Aug 05, 2009 12:38 pm

well done!! hope it wasnt too hot or windy!!
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Post Wed Aug 05, 2009 10:25 pm

Can you see my house from up there!

Looks like a fun job! :D A lot easier when the artwork is already there for you.
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Post Wed Aug 05, 2009 11:58 pm

I'm done! I'm done!
A day early even.
I think I am gonna have to take tomorrow off.
Everyone else thinks I will be working anyway.
I know this pic is awful but I just wanted to prove it was really me up there.
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Post Thu Aug 06, 2009 1:50 am

sorry Jill your not fooling us, that picture could have been taken with you standing in front of a sign on the ground :lol1:

Great job and I am pretty sure you have earned a day off.
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Post Thu Aug 06, 2009 2:31 am

Awesome job Jill.
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Post Thu Aug 06, 2009 3:49 am

not for this little black duck. feel sick just looking at the photo's.
well done Jill just check that your brother really does love his sister.
cheers Mike
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Post Thu Aug 06, 2009 8:09 am

nice one Jill :thumbup2: not sure how excited I would be about working that high up :roll: :lol1:

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Post Thu Aug 06, 2009 9:41 am

you wouldn't beleive the amount of H&S/risk assessments we would have to go thru to do that.
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Post Thu Aug 06, 2009 9:52 am

well done Jill. I've done a job inside at half that height, in the centre of an atrium, not keen about doing it outside in the wind at twice the height.

On the second day, my get up an go would have got up and gone in the night. :o
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Post Thu Aug 06, 2009 7:08 pm

Yeah, did you at least get a free sammich and fries?
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Post Thu Aug 06, 2009 7:58 pm

this is what 70 foot looks like when you are there, looking down.
so well done again Jill,

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Post Fri Aug 07, 2009 10:31 pm

Well done Jill....I like your photo too... :D
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Post Fri Aug 07, 2009 10:50 pm

Thanks everybody.
No sandwich not even a Frosty.
The grease smell kind of made me queasy.
I wanted a cup of coffee but then it would be too much of a pain to get back down to go wee.
Peter, I never saw that building, it must have been across the street.
Beside this maybe.
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Post Tue Aug 11, 2009 12:44 am

Well done Jill! Looks great :)

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