Quote Originally Posted by Oswald Bastable View Post
In my years as a painter, scaffolding never scared me.

But try being on a tri-ladder at the attic peak of a 3 story house (essentially 4 stories up) using a power washer wand to blast under the eaves, when suddenly a nest of hornets comes boiling out from under the metal flashing under said eaves.

You never saw anyone come down 4 stories of ladder so damned fast in your life as I did that day!
GOOD GRIEF !!
At least you made it down safely !