What to do with the Leichardt T-Bar

Discussion in 'Perisher' started by Skiing Gus, Sep 5, 2018.

  1. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty
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    *going home
    ** park by bins and try to get to sundeck, then side of pipe, over bridge and unclip by car.
     
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  2. nfip

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    same.
    going home.
    Brumby T
    then bomb it and skate to the Calf
    or further.
     
  3. Mitchell Pearce

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  4. nfip

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    reinforcement for a concrete column.
    top station ?
     
  5. Mitchell Pearce

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    I think so.
     
  6. Mitchell Pearce

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    A couple of shots of the bottom.

     
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  7. Normo

    Normo Mostly Harmless
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    Thought they might have done a bit more by now...........don't they know it'll be snowing soon?

    :)
     
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  8. Bogong

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    Observing ski field developments over the past couple of decades, (ski lifts, lodges, hotels, even Hotham airport), it seems that they always slack off and don't do much in November and December, so there's always a mad rush in April and even May to finish things.

    Now I appreciate the companies building these things are not a bunch of clueless, inexperienced amateurs, so I guess it's planned that way. Perhaps the unseen things like foundations or excavations take longer than non builders/engineers like us expect them to?
     
  9. IAB

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    Feels steeper than it looks from that last photo when you're riding the t.
     
  10. snowgum

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    It's really quite simple: all tradies & subies go to Bali, Thai, Noosa or Whitsundies in Dec/Jan - while a few really poor /new starters head to Rosebud, Cowes or Surfcoast.

    So it's really Feb or more likely March before there's any staff available. And the few bucking this trend would have to charge at holiday rates.

    Meanwhile weekend rates are being phased out for low income jobs because they're "like any other day" according to Scomo & big business. Go figs. (No I'm not one of this latter group but I suspect many of our kids will be - poor buggers !!)
     
  11. nfip

    nfip Part of the Furniture
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    even if the Trades want to work thru the issue is general shut-down of all the major suppliers over Dec/ Jan.
    In this case concrete and re-inforcement steel.
    Most jobs tho always appear to go in leaps and bounds .
    nothing much seems to happen then it all happens at once.
    then nothing looks like is being done , then all of a sudden there's a heap to be seen.
     
  12. Legs Akimbo

    Legs Akimbo Grumblebum
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    A lot of chair construction is pre-fabricated. One day there are only footings. Then there is a whirr of helicopters. At the end of the next day all towers are in place. Same with top and bottom stations (although a bit longer than a day).
     
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  13. Outlooker

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    Yep, that is the way it goes. They expect the chair components to be there around the end of Feb and could get the pylons up in a day by Helicopter. Once the footings are in it is a big meccano set so by Easter it should be well and truly taking shape.
     
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