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#1 grnspot110 OFFLINE  

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Posted April 06, 2012 - 06:31 PM

We had a River Birch clump that one trunk was leaning over the shed. I'd noticed this year the lean was more severe than in the past, so I hired a tree trimmer to put it on the ground for me.

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His ladder is 40', his wife let the pieces down by rope from the trunk on the right.

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Took them a couple of hours to do the complete job. Now I have to cut the bigger pieces & chip the rest for future mulch. ~~ Lowell

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Posted April 06, 2012 - 06:38 PM

That is a very good job to have hired done. Look at the sway in that ladder in the first picture. That shows real faith in your equipment. Thanks for sharing.

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Posted April 06, 2012 - 06:45 PM

Glad he did that! I wouldn't have! Thanks for the pics!

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Posted April 06, 2012 - 07:28 PM

That's a nasty little job removing that tree. We get birches and maples growing in clumps like that up here as well and I've seen maples on our property split and come down when hanging out of a clump like that. It's best to cut the leaners out preemptively like you have had done.

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Posted April 06, 2012 - 09:16 PM

His ladders were way too light weight for me! ~~ Lowell

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Posted April 07, 2012 - 05:03 AM

Glad you got it done.Thanks for the photos.

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Posted April 07, 2012 - 09:53 AM

I have a buddy that has a tree service and some of the things he does trimming and taking down trees... No way you would find me doing it. Glad you got it taken care of and don't have to worry about it falling on your shed.

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Posted April 07, 2012 - 03:09 PM

My brother had a tree service company and did this type of work before his untimely death in 1999 while siding the peak of an two story home. Heights never scared the guy but I wish he would have been as leery of heights as I am since he fell. Third step on a six foot step ladder is high enough for me.

Good money but I'd rather be broke standing on the ground turning wrenches.




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