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Be careful out there folks

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by begreen, Jul 2, 2014.

  1. begreen

    begreen Mooderator Staff Member

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  2. Woody Stover

    Woody Stover Minister of Fire

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    Bad deal, there. :(
    I'm the only one who's not mortally afraid of poison ivy and deer ticks, so I generally don't have spectators where I cut. ;lol
    I don't understand how a tree can go "in an unexpected direction" if you are pulling it, but I don't have any experience pulling 'em down. Maybe they couldn't keep enough tension on it, or it hit another tree...
    Last edited: Jul 3, 2014
  3. begreen

    begreen Mooderator Staff Member

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    Not sure. They say the tree spun as it was coming down. Maybe they had the pull rope on the wrong limb?
  4. NordicSplitter

    NordicSplitter Feeling the Heat

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    I know this is a mute point but.....does their insurance come into play at all with a tragedy like this? How exactly does that work?
  5. BrotherBart

    BrotherBart Hearth.com LLC Mid-Atlantic Division Staff Member

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    The reason real pros limb'em and take'em down in sections.
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  6. Woody Stover

    Woody Stover Minister of Fire

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    Sounds like branches got tangled in another tree, and the hinge didn't hold. There sure are plenty of things that can go wrong; That's why if there's any questions in my mind, I tend to skip that tree since I'm usually cutting at home and there are always other trees to get.

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