GallaghersArt

Pleasant Rock Balancing

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Google+ E-mail Facebook Twitter Del.icio.us LinkedIn Tumblr Pinterest

018 dsc04823 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_018_dsc04823.jpg - Version Eighteen:

So I have been Collecting rocks over the years to have small Rock Balancing items.

Original at this location I did them along the rock walls, they looked great for me. Caught several chipmunks standing on them to get better views. Finally got some blurry pics once. Unfortunately the local squirrels also enjoy eating up on perches. This was a constant war to place them back up.

What probably used to be an outside gas light still had its pip just above the grass. A perfect location for the Rock Balancing base. Basically a 1 inch pipe that the rocks lay on, not attached in any way.

1st ones went up no problem. But it seems the more I try the harder it gets. I can either walk up and place them in place or not.

Later I added the Stick tripod to block the leaves from knocking them down. Once the house started to make noise and shake from he wind. I went to the windows to see things still standing. Then in all most slow motion a single leaf made contact with one of the rocks and cause just enough wind drag to bring it down. I keep telling myself for one reason or another I should just start videotaping everything. Between the white hawk, a pack of crows, a coyte, @20+wild turkeys, deer, and about lost track of all the bids. All ya, and the Cows, chickens and ducks out back.

Once the farm cat was walking across street towards me, as I watch through my window. The Cat had all most constant eye contact with the Rock Balance, and was acting like it may need to attack it. Once closer the cat continued on its way.

So having the Rock Balance in the front yard has made things a little boring for me, I really did not think they would keep standing with all the wind. But large roundly rocks work well.

One set went through most of the winter storms NE had the time around. Along with some rain and months of staying up. Finally the house made noised from the wind like none before, but they still stood. Next day direct neighbors had wind damage and trees fell. But not the rocks,with broken twigs and such surrounding them.

Few days later I wanted to verify if I removed the top rock they would all fall, and it was so. Barely placed them back in place. I then added a 4th rock and all was good for all most 2 days, sadly I did not take pictures.

Gallery
Click image to view larger, or..
018 dsc04823 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_018_dsc04823.jpg - Version Eighteen:
Version Eighteen:

Download Original 2048 x 1238

2.03 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
017 999 dsc04772 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_017_999_dsc04772.jpg - Version Seventeen:  Something different, only balanced with all rocks. This went up easy
Version Seventeen: Something different, only balanced with all rocks. This went up easy

Download Original 2048 x 1536

2.56 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
001 dsc09460 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_001_dsc09460.jpg - Version One: Thinking this is first done at my home
Version One: Thinking this is first done at my home

Download Original 2048 x 1536

1.68 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
002 dsc01553 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_002_dsc01553.jpg - Version Two:
Version Two:

Download Original 2048 x 1536

1.58 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
002 dsc03628 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_002_dsc03628.jpg - Version Two:
Version Two:

Download Original 2048 x 1536

2.14 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
003 dsc03106 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_003_dsc03106.jpg - Version Three: First out in the yard, using an old post pipe as the base.
Version Three: First out in the yard, using an old post pipe as the base.

Download Original 1515 x 1136

925.19 KiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
004 dsc03517 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_004_dsc03517.jpg

Download Original 1048 x 786

494.8 KiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
005 dsc03616 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_005_dsc03616.jpg

Download Original 2048 x 1536

2.6 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
006 dsc03627 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_006_dsc03627.jpg

Download Original 2048 x 1536

2.43 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
007 dsc03632 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_007_dsc03632.jpg - Version Seven: Squirrel eating next to Rock Balancing
Version Seven: Squirrel eating next to Rock Balancing

Download Original 2048 x 1536

2.45 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
007 dsc03635 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_007_dsc03635.jpg - Version Seven: Squirrel eating next to Rock Balancing
Version Seven: Squirrel eating next to Rock Balancing

Download Original 2048 x 1536

2.47 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
008 dsc03787 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_008_dsc03787.jpg - Version Eight:
Version Eight:

Download Original 2048 x 1536

2.21 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
008 dsc03788 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_008_dsc03788.jpg - Version Eight: Bring in some bigger Rocks
Version Eight: Bring in some bigger Rocks

Download Original 2048 x 1536

2.19 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
009 dsc04197 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_009_dsc04197.jpg - Version Eleven:
Version Eleven:

Download Original 1381 x 1036

1.27 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
009 dsc04199 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_009_dsc04199.jpg - Version Eleven:
Version Eleven:

Download Original 1381 x 1036

1.34 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
009 dsc04200 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_009_dsc04200.jpg - Version Eleven:
Version Eleven:

Download Original 1515 x 1136

1.4 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
010 dsc04218 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_010_dsc04218.jpg - Version Ten: After a long run I added a fourth Rock. A few days later it fell.
Version Ten: After a long run I added a fourth Rock. A few days later it fell.

Download Original 2048 x 1536

2.44 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
010 dsc04220 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_010_dsc04220.jpg - Version Ten:
Version Ten:

Download Original 1515 x 1136

1.55 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
011 dsc04223 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_011_dsc04223.jpg - Version Eleven:
Version Eleven:

Download Original 1515 x 1136

1.53 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
011 dsc04227 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_011_dsc04227.jpg - Version Eleven:
Version Eleven:

Download Original 1381 x 1036

1.16 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
012 dsc04230 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_012_dsc04230.jpg - Version Twelve: Something Different
Version Twelve: Something Different

Download Original 1515 x 1136

1.58 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
013  dsc04268 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_013__dsc04268.jpg - Version Thirteen:
Version Thirteen:

Download Original 2048 x 1536

2.61 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
013 dsc04267 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_013_dsc04267.jpg - Version Thirteen:
Version Thirteen:

Download Original 2048 x 1536

2.54 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
013 dsc04272 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_013_dsc04272.jpg - Version Thirteen:
Version Thirteen:

Download Original 2048 x 1536

1.77 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
014 dsc04369 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_014_dsc04369.jpg - Version Fourteen:  Missing the pics from the begging, but this was a long standing Rock Balancing. Several winters and rains.
Version Fourteen: Missing the pics from the begging, but this was a long standing Rock Balancing. Several winters and rains.

Download Original 2048 x 1536

1.1 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
014 dsc04392 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_014_dsc04392.jpg - Version Fourteen:
Version Fourteen:

Download Original 2048 x 1536

1.23 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
014 dsc04399 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_014_dsc04399.jpg - Version Fourteen:
Version Fourteen:

Download Original 2048 x 1536

1.33 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
014 dsc04405 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_014_dsc04405.jpg - Version Fourteen:
Version Fourteen:

Download Original 2048 x 1536

1.55 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
014 dsc04426 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_014_dsc04426.jpg - Version Fourteen:
Version Fourteen:

Download Original 2048 x 1536

1.38 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
014 dsc04427 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_014_dsc04427.jpg - Version Fourteen:
Version Fourteen:

Download Original 2048 x 1536

1.3 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
014 dsc04434 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_014_dsc04434.jpg - Version Fourteen:
Version Fourteen:

Download Original 2048 x 1536

1.84 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
014 dsc04435 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_014_dsc04435.jpg - Version Fourteen:
Version Fourteen:

Download Original 2048 x 1536

1.73 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
014 dsc04452 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_014_dsc04452.jpg - Version Fourteen:
Version Fourteen:

Download Original 2048 x 1536

1.38 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
014 dsc04453 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_014_dsc04453.jpg - Version Fourteen:
Version Fourteen:

Download Original 2048 x 1536

2.47 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
014 dsc04454 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_014_dsc04454.jpg - Version Fourteen:
Version Fourteen:

Download Original 2048 x 1536

2.54 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
014 dsc04457 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_014_dsc04457.jpg - Version Fourteen:
Version Fourteen:

Download Original 2048 x 1536

2.52 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
014 dsc04485 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_014_dsc04485.jpg - Version Fourteen:  Even In high Winds, still standing, UP to 37mph gusts of wind, but Rock Balance stands
Version Fourteen: Even In high Winds, still standing, UP to 37mph gusts of wind, but Rock Balance stands

Download Original 2048 x 1536

2.61 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
014 dsc04561 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_014_dsc04561.jpg - Version Fourteen:
Version Fourteen:

Download Original 2048 x 1536

1.23 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
014 dsc04564 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_014_dsc04564.jpg - Version Fourteen:
Version Fourteen:

Download Original 2048 x 1536

1.33 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
015 dsc04470 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_015_dsc04470.jpg

Download Original 2048 x 1536

2.26 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
015 dsc04471 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_015_dsc04471.jpg - Version Fifth teen:Found this rock at house, no that well suited for wind tho, This went up easy
Version Fifth teen:Found this rock at house, no that well suited for wind tho, This went up easy

Download Original 2048 x 1536

1.84 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
016 dsc04699 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_016_dsc04699.jpg - Version Sixteen:Wish I took Pics, I had expected this to fall long ago. So I verified that without top rock they would fall, then added a Fourth. 4 rocks balanced for all most 2 days.
Version Sixteen:Wish I took Pics, I had expected this to fall long ago. So I verified that without top rock they would fall, then added a Fourth. 4 rocks balanced for all most 2 days.

Download Original 2048 x 1536

2.56 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
016 dsc04717 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_016_dsc04717.jpg - Version Sixteen:
Version Sixteen:

Download Original 2048 x 1536

1.06 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
017 999 dsc04771 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_017_999_dsc04771.jpg - Version Eighteen:
Version Eighteen:

Download Original 2048 x 1536

2.87 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
018 dsc04822 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_018_dsc04822.jpg - Version Eighteen:
Version Eighteen:

Download Original 2048 x 1536

2.61 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
018 dsc04824 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_018_dsc04824.jpg - Version Eighteen:
Version Eighteen:

Download Original 2048 x 1536

2.44 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
018 dsc04825 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_018_dsc04825.jpg - Version Eighteen:
Version Eighteen:

Download Original 2048 x 1536

2.6 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
018 dsc04829 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_018_dsc04829.jpg - Version Eighteen:
Version Eighteen:

Download Original 2048 x 1536

2.55 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
Dsc03656 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_dsc03656.jpg

Download Original 2048 x 1536

1.52 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
Dsc04383 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_dsc04383.jpg

Download Original 2048 x 1536

2.63 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
Dsc04460 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_dsc04460.jpg

Download Original 2048 x 1536

1.01 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
Dsc04482 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_dsc04482.jpg - UP to 37mph gusts of wind, but Rock Balance stands
UP to 37mph gusts of wind, but Rock Balance stands

Download Original 2048 x 1536

1.79 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
Dsc04555 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_dsc04555.jpg

Download Original 2048 x 1536

1.49 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
Dsc04556 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_dsc04556.jpg

Download Original 2048 x 1536

2.6 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
Dsc04575 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_dsc04575.jpg

Download Original 2048 x 1536

1.66 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
Dsc04710 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_dsc04710.jpg

Download Original 2048 x 1536

1.65 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
Dsc04721 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_dsc04721.jpg

Download Original 2048 x 1536

1.67 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
Dsc09802 1 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_dsc09802_1.jpg

Download Original 2048 x 1536

1.62 MiB

Pinterest

Click image to view larger, or..
Dsc09803 1 from Pleasant Rock Balancing GallaghersArt_dsc09803_1.jpg

Download Original 2048 x 1536

1.48 MiB

Pinterest