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Re: Yard tree
« Reply #40 on: September 06, 2011, 12:53:11 PM »
We need to give yard trees as much or more respect as the wildland trees. More injuries/deaths seem to be caused by risks taken with yard trees.
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Re: Yard tree
« Reply #41 on: September 06, 2011, 01:32:35 PM »
Here is another one. Don't have any idea the man's level of experience. I would guess homeowner.

http://www.wsaz.com/news/headlines/Man_Trapped_Under_Tree_129263968.html
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Re: Yard tree
« Reply #42 on: September 06, 2011, 01:45:01 PM »
I cut a few hickory saplings in the shadow of my BIG red oaks in my forest, the hickory was 4-5" and 50-60 years. Neat.

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Man, that would make a NICE baseball bat!  woudl be one strong hickory stick!
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Re: Yard tree
« Reply #43 on: September 06, 2011, 04:51:17 PM »
It was the same lick...I have not cut a single tree without a hard hat on since...Promised the wife, and have kept it....For those that didn't get the story first time...a condensed version is I cut a gum to finish a load of pulp wood , and didn't notice the grape vine wound around a smallish cherry....that was close by...as the gum is going down it pulls the cherry which eventually breaks and blind sided me...Tim
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Re: Yard tree
« Reply #44 on: September 06, 2011, 08:50:52 PM »
smwwoody,

What are the plans for that poplar?
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Re: Yard tree
« Reply #45 on: September 07, 2011, 11:49:57 AM »
Still looking for someone with a swing blade to break it down. If not I will quarter it with a chain saw and bring it back to our mill
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