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Old 25 October 2008, 12:14   #1
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its windy out here

just climbed down out the derrick ....89knots on the wind guage gusting 95knots ....getting rough for working in .....10metre seas ....whats it like in central scotland?

seen 110knots before but this wind feels stronger

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Old 25 October 2008, 12:17   #2
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....whats it like in central scotland?
dreich - has been a bit windy but nothing as crazy as that.
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just climbed down out the derrick ....89knots on the wind guage gusting 95knots ....getting rough for working in .....10metre seas ....whats it like in central scotland?

seen 110knots before but this wind feels stronger

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where are you???
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It's effing windy here inshore-glad I'm not on a rig!
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Old 25 October 2008, 13:35   #5
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North Sea....level with peterhead 154miles out .....Brae Field.....1mile off Norweigen sector



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I was up changing the nav lights when i took this picture .....200ft to helideck + 200ft to top of derrick ....that was 13knots the day i took it but still sways about 2-3 feet up that height .....amazing how you can hold onto things with your arse cheeks and legs ......did a electrical inspection on top of chigaco sears tower ariel a few years ago ...i'll see if i can find the pics


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Guess the postman wont be visiting today then

Calmer on the south coast just constant rain here at the moment.

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I was up changing the nav lights when i took this picture .....200ft to helideck + 200ft to top of derrick ....that was 13knots the day i took it but still sways about 2-3 feet up that height .....amazing how you can hold onto things with your arse cheeks and legs ......did a electrical inspection on top of chigaco sears tower ariel a few years ago ...i'll see if i can find the pics


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Yes please. I have a perfectly logical fear of heights - if I am attached to a secure point I am fine - doesn't matter how high I am - but forget even standing on the edge of a harbour wall with no railings and no rope!!!
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