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The South African art of cement throwing...

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+45 1. Metallic commented 11 years ago

awesome epic skills,
they must have been doing this job for ages
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-9 2. kekke2000 commented 11 years ago

Nice accent! :P
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+19 3. yajirou commented 11 years ago

No need for machines, you get your daily workout and build muscles... Good idea =)
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+34 4. Illuminati commented 11 years ago

Get out from gyms you lazy bodybuilders and start working on construction yards :) Natural muscle is best
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-13 5. Mechadon commented 11 years ago

lol.. clearly some brains missing! a rope and a bucket could solve something..
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+13 6. cameramaster commented 11 years ago

Can you imagine what would happen if they did that in the UK? 'elf and safety would freak out totally!
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+4 7. Daire commented 11 years ago

That guys back will be very bad in a couple of years from doing that! :O
still very cool and definitly the fastest way ive seen of moving cement!! >:)
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+13 8. BombDiggady commented 11 years ago

That is really amazing!
Even if they have only one shovel, they still will get the job done.
They found a way to do it.
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+3 9. rizwan commented 11 years ago

just watch this video then u know the skills http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lV-iP1jSMlI
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+3 10. zerorain commented 11 years ago

wow efficient
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+2 11. DonRobeo commented 11 years ago

I learned to do this when I was 18, which was 16 years ago, working for block masons in Tennessee (the Southern United States). I don't understand why this is labeled as a South African art.
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+1 12. Onlyodin commented 11 years ago

That's gold.
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+1 13. xsephirothxx commented 11 years ago

these mexicans that do brick work where i work at do something similar to this with bricks..one will be on the ground with all the bricks while the other stands at 2 story hight and another at 3 story hight and they will toss 4 bricks at a time stacked on top each other to the one standing above..the bricks dont even move and they catch them perfectly stacked...but this is also a nice method to.. :D
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0 14. jojotin commented 9 years ago

i dont get it, how the cement stays on the shovel when the other guy catches it? :D those are some amazing skills, good job fellas :D :D
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+2 15. TarasFromLviv commented 9 years ago

If you ain't got the technology you need to be creative :D
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0 16. vermontroofs commented 8 years ago

Definitely een doing this for a while. It is not easy to accurately throw things up onto a roof and catch them. You must be able to throw them properly and anticipate the throw to catch them safely. Nice video... Good Stuff...
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+1 17. Judge-Jake commented 175 days ago

I hope they guy at the bottom is on a higher rate of pay then the guys above. :D
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0 18. thundersnow commented 175 days ago

#17 As in reversed from our work place. 8-)