01-13-2010, 07:12 AM
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Originally Posted by briang
Welp, I'm 52 and still doing roofing for a living. Let me get my cane while I try to remember stuff. Yep, when I started out, you youngons probably won't remember this but roofing trucks had wooden wheels. And also I had to carry the 80lbs bundles of shingles up the ladder by hand. I also used to hammer them dang nails in by the use of a hammer. Nowa days, I git them there shingles and I put them on a fanedangled machine they call a power ladder. I'm also too old to keep on pounding them there nails in so I got me one of them there auto matic hammers. If my feeble memory is correct, I think they call it a nail gun or something like that. Well I guess it's time for my Geritol. Good night folks.
LOL - at least you had a truck. We had to walk to school barefoot in the snow uphill both ways :)