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Author Topic: Looking for advice for Tree Wedges for Tree Cutting Falling, Bucking, Felling  (Read 1607 times)

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let's file him under 'miracle worker'. . . just this one time.
Yeah, but next time we might file him under something else.... like 'defendant'.
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What kinda wedge did this guy need??   ???

Yup, he got it on the ground.   ::)

And I sawed that treasure.    You can see the wedge still in the stump in the background and also the smile on the butt.  :D
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That is "special".
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I'm not sure it was the elevated road @Swamp Donkey , to me it looks like the opening face might've been way too shallow causing the split upward, then the kickback. That saw guy was close to being out of luck!
Yes, that was the corner of the tree where it was punky rotten and no strength to the wood, so it appears barbour chaired.  Rotten wood separated from sound wood. I would have cut through that before the back cut. It was over 3 feet across the butt. But that road also helped bounce it. So it was two fold. ;)
Move'n on.

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I found this picture of a job I did a few years back out in cottage country. 
Heavy leaner over this cottage with a gas meter on the wall a few feet away.
I had to tension this 3/4" guy rope with my pickup. A second rope on a come along to pull it down.
You begin to appreciate the tools of the trade after doing a few of these jobs.

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