Jump to content

Time to vote for Tractor of the Month!
Garden Tractors and Parts on eBay



Photo
- - - - -

Idiots with chainsaws..


  • Please log in to reply
7 replies to this topic

#1 WNYTractorTinkerer OFFLINE  

WNYTractorTinkerer

    Tinker Master

  • Senior Member
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Member No: 10789
  • 9,035 Thanks
  • 4,998 posts
  • Location: Avon, NY

Posted July 16, 2016 - 08:45 PM

:hitting_self_roller:  :hitting_self_roller:  :hitting_self_roller:  :hitting_self_roller:

 


  • Gtractor, Cvans, bgkid2966 and 2 others have said thanks

#2 olcowhand OFFLINE  

olcowhand

    Red Tractor Nut & Diesel Addict

  • Staff Admin
  • Staff
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Sponsor
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 20
  • 37,229 Thanks
  • 30,214 posts
  • Location: South Central Kentucky

Posted July 16, 2016 - 09:35 PM

Now that had to hurt! 



#3 ol' stonebreaker OFFLINE  

ol' stonebreaker
  • Senior Member
  • Member No: 12515
  • 1,563 Thanks
  • 1,094 posts
  • Location: idaho

Posted July 16, 2016 - 09:40 PM

Now that had to hurt! 

  Not near as bad as falling to the ground.

                                Mike


  • olcowhand said thank you

#4 olcowhand OFFLINE  

olcowhand

    Red Tractor Nut & Diesel Addict

  • Staff Admin
  • Staff
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Sponsor
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 20
  • 37,229 Thanks
  • 30,214 posts
  • Location: South Central Kentucky

Posted July 16, 2016 - 09:43 PM

  Not near as bad as falling to the ground.

                                Mike

 Naw, that wouldn't hurt bad......almost instant death!   I sure couldn't do anything stupid like that.....I'd never be able to get to that height.  Now I can do stupid things at ground level however.  :smilewink:


  • DougT, Gtractor, MH81 and 1 other said thanks

#5 chieffan OFFLINE  

chieffan
  • Senior Member
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 62695
  • 7,293 Thanks
  • 5,156 posts
  • Location: SW Iowa

Posted July 17, 2016 - 05:15 AM

It pays to look twice and cut once.



#6 MH81 ONLINE  

MH81

    Proud to be Deplorable

  • Senior Member
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 802
  • 28,923 Thanks
  • 29,282 posts
  • Location: N. W. PA

Posted July 17, 2016 - 06:02 AM

That guy must've spent minutes researching how best to do that.
  • dualresponse1731 said thank you

#7 KC9KAS OFFLINE  

KC9KAS
  • Senior Member
  • Member No: 10038
  • 5,057 Thanks
  • 4,461 posts
  • Location: Holland, IN

Posted July 17, 2016 - 07:53 AM

If you notice, the top of the tree was cabled to the rest of the tree, and the guy hooked the saw to his belt before the tree top fell.

Not sure why this kind of tree topping was needed, but it was well planned and it wasn't his 1st time!

Stupid, yes but it was planned!


  • shorty said thank you

#8 MiCarl OFFLINE  

MiCarl
  • Senior Member
  • Member No: 75926
  • 1,435 Thanks
  • 766 posts
  • Location: Livonia, MI

Posted July 17, 2016 - 08:51 AM

I had two white pine trees way too close to the house.  Using a bucket lift I'd trimmed all the branches to about 35 feet.  I finally hired a guy to take them completely down.

 

He used that same method - in a blizzard.  Worked his way down cutting off about 10' at a time.  I didn't go outside to watch but the part of the tree I could see out the window was sure flexing when each piece dropped.  He was clearly getting quite a ride.

 

No way I paid him enough for that job........


  • olcowhand and MH81 have said thanks




Top