|Speedy Builder5||23/07/2021 18:46:30|
|2392 forum posts|
Just seen on TV. When putting a machine into position, sometimes difficult to get the straps out from underneath.Stratigecally put sacks of ice cubes under the load, place the load on top of the ice, get the straps / bearers out and wait for the ice to melt.
|Brian H||23/07/2021 19:00:53|
2214 forum posts
VERY clever, I like that one.
|Peter Greene||23/07/2021 19:06:56|
|272 forum posts|
How do you get the sacks out?
|Martin Kyte||23/07/2021 21:42:15|
2536 forum posts
Presumably if you use a large slab of ice you have a built in skate so you can slide your machine into possition
|558 forum posts|
When the ice melts it floods the workshop.
|1627 forum posts|
Better get your skates on for that job🙂
Sorry but somebody had to say it🤐
Edited By V8Eng on 24/07/2021 00:00:43
|Chris Crew||24/07/2021 02:58:55|
125 forum posts
Remember, you must use the fresh product, not the frozen rubbish!
|Brian Wood||24/07/2021 09:37:29|
|2438 forum posts|
Not such a new idea, but clever nevertheless
The Rolls-Royce heavy gang laid down a 30 foot vertical broach for transport up to one of their Scottish factories by building an ice block wall from the entire output of the Derby ice factory and pulling it onto the wall to allow the blocks to melt and lower it onto one of their low level machine skates.
After the wall had melted they jacked up the foot end, slid another skate in underneath and rolled the machine out of the shop down the gangway between all the lathes and milling machines
The Ice factory is now no more, having burnt down I believe in the late 1960s
7482 forum posts
How ironic is that! Was Wile E Coyote implicated:
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