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Old 06-27-2019, 04:47 PM   #1
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Old 06-27-2019, 04:49 PM   #2
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That needed a warning.
Like "timber"?
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Like "timber"?
When it leads to death or thereabouts, I kinda like a little heads up.
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PG13 in the title.
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Needed a faster cutting saw, and somebody to use it.
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PG13 in the title.
i watched before that rating edit...was expecting something G.
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If you look close you can actually see his nose go through the back of his head.
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This video is on FB. There is also a video of him in the hospital. He's alive but his face is a mess.

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That needed a warning.
It's on liveleak, that's warning enough

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Did you see the one where the crane came down on the guy's head? Another chainsaw mishap because the weight was too much. R.I.P.
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Nope, I don't really go browsing on there often. If I'm watching something, it's usually been linked from here.

I just assume someone is going to end up maimed or worse when I see the video is hosted there, though

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If you didn’t see eminent disaster with a guy standing on a step ladder , sawing a huge branch way over his head . Then you needed to see that .
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This video is on FB. There is also a video of him in the hospital. He's alive but his face is a mess.

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If only his visor had been down
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I just seen one where 3 lumber store employees are holding up a stack of drywall on edge. got to heavy and 2 got out of the way. the 3rd got crushed and died.


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If you didn’t see eminent disaster with a guy standing on a step ladder , sawing a huge branch way over his head . Then you needed to see that .
That limb was too big for the saw he was using. It's also a good idea to make a substantial cut in the underside first a little closer to the trunk so it doesn't split and swing on a little strip of wood and bark. With a fast cutting saw, you can complete the cut a lot of times before that happens.

If you're good and the saw doesn't pinch or bog, the limb will go out and away.

If he wanted to use that saw and a ladder, he should have set it up where the branch couldn't hit it or him, and where the saw wouldn't get knocked out if his hands.

Get a pole saw knocked out of your hands, and it can cut your head wide open before it spins down.
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I just seen one where 3 lumber store employees are holding up a stack of drywall on edge. got to heavy and 2 got out of the way. the 3rd got crushed and died.


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Once it starts going, you aren't stopping it. I've had to tip a stack away from a wall and hold it because it was staged in the wrong spot. It's a work out.
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That limb was too big for the saw he was using. It's also a good idea to make a substantial cut in the underside first a little closer to the trunk so it doesn't split and swing on a little strip of wood and bark. With a fast cutting saw, you can complete the cut a lot of times before that happens.

If you're good and the saw doesn't pinch or bog, the limb will go out and away.

If he wanted to use that saw and a ladder, he should have set it up where the branch couldn't hit it or him, and where the saw wouldn't get knocked out if his hands.

Get a pole saw knocked out of your hands, and it can cut your head wide open before it spins down.
A ladder and a chainsaw is not a good combo , period

You may get away with it a hundred times , that one time the log bounces like a football and knocks your ladder and you and your saw down is all it takes .

Every tree is different, and you can never be 100% positive what will happen when you put saw to wood

He would have been much better in the tree or in a bucket , or hiring someone who was more equipped to handle the job
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I'll plead guilty to ladder/chainsaw madness. Had a broken branch hung up on a 120V electric line, within reach from a 6' stepladder.

My buddy, who is sized and powered like a very short moose, said "I'll hold the ladder. I won't let you fall."

Cut the branch, handed the saw down, reached up to disengage the branch. It hinged on the electric line, swung down under my feet and took out the ladder. I believe I hovered up there for about 3 seconds before gravity finally had its way with me.

Fortunately, I have lots of experience with falling, so the only harm done was a muddy backside. But he still gets ragged on about trust issues.

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