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Old 04-01-2017, 11:38 AM
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This kid looks like he's 6-8 yrs old and knows what he's doing

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Old 04-01-2017, 11:49 AM
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They start them young for sure.
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Old 04-01-2017, 01:53 PM
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With a billion people you would think they wouldn't need the child labor pool
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Old 04-01-2017, 01:59 PM
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He should be fired.. Those buckets were half empty.
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Old 04-01-2017, 02:23 PM
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Surprised he didn't have a cigarette hanging out of his mouth.
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Ol Red when he was a kid no doubt.
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Originally Posted by nccoaster View Post
Surprised he didn't have a cigarette hanging out of his mouth.
it's China breathing is smoking
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Old 04-01-2017, 02:36 PM
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He was doing pretty darn good for a little guy his age.

My daughters and some of my guys kids have run our stuff from about that age. Obviously, strictly in a non-work, playing around environment. You'd be surprised the aptitude some kids show for it.

My youngest daughter and my superintendent's son were both better at running many pieces by the age of 10 or so than a number of grown men that have briefly worked for us.
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He's 1000x better than a certain Baltimore area contractors operator. As we watched him try to dig a construction entrance one of the guys said "They may have given him that bucket. But they didn't teach him to use it." Also, the project manager and asst. manager were arguing about placement of the entrance and drainage swale I believe it was while holding the blueprints upside down...
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I asked my 12 year old son to take a Bobcat around the building. He was very proficient with it. My strict instructions were " don't go in the road, they just paved it" . The donut marks are still there. He's 27 now.
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