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Post in 'The Inglenook' started by firecracker_77, Nov 10, 2012.

  1. Eatonpcat

    Eatonpcat Minister of Fire

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    Bad aim???

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  2. Pallet Pete

    Pallet Pete Guest

    Pifft I could take that with a Fiskars x27000 :p

    Pete
  3. woodchip

    woodchip Minister of Fire

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    They have to be unbelievably impressive to see in person.
    If I ever made a bucket list, seeing them would have to be somewhere on it. Probably near the top.
    Something that never gets much mention anywhere is the pressure on the sap as it gets pushed up from the roots to the top.
    Knowing how sap flows so freely in some trees I've seen cut in summer, the sheer weight of sap pressing down against the upward flow must be incredible, at least 120psi !
  4. RK_MacKendrick

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    If you head out this way, shoot me a message, I can direct you to some very nice places.

    Yes, they make quite a thump when they hit the ground.
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