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Old 07-02-2019, 07:19 PM   #21
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I am by no means a lumberjack, I have cut quite a few trees and much firewood like any country boy .

Most all of my uncles (10 of them) my grandfathers , my father , cousins etc are , or have been in , the timber industry. Some of my cousins are in the tree removal business. All of them grew up cutting timber and pulp wood . Very experienced and knowledgeable bunch . The stories they tell would curl your hair .

One of my uncles was killed cutting firewood, even though he was very experienced and had been cutting trees professionally his whole life .

What they have always stressed to me is to not only know what should happen but what can happen .

Iím quite positive if they were to see me doing something as foolish as the gentleman in the video, I would be getting an azz whoopin .
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Old 07-02-2019, 11:07 PM   #22
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I've never been comfortable with any heavy work hanging over my head whether it's hanging on chain hoists or up on hydraulics. There's no quick exit on a step ladder with a pole saw in your hand either. This was just begging for a Murphy
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I got this general rule when cutting trees. Try to get it to were it's almost thru and let the weight crack it....giving me time to get the hell out of the way. On bigger hairy stuff....rachet strap, come-a-long, hell a truck, a rope, a driver, and a signal man
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I got this general rule when cutting trees. Try to get it to were it's almost thru and let the weight crack it....giving me time to get the hell out of the way. On bigger hairy stuff....rachet strap, come-a-long, hell a truck, a rope, a driver, and a signal man
Control the tree for as long as possible, and there are a few ways to do that.

Having a tree barber chair isn't such a good thing for a couple reasons.

I wouldn't hook a truck up to a leaner, a pro I know has the bent frame 1 ton that proves it doesn't always work.
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I own 2 chain saws and a log splitter but people wonder why I pay good money to have my trees cut down.
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I own 2 chain saws and a log splitter but people wonder why I pay good money to have my trees cut down.
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