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Old 27-03-11   #1 (permalink)
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Too Big Of a Top with a Crane

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Re: Too Big Of a Top with a Crane

Not too big, just slung too low.
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Yep i agree, slung too low but you got to be carefull with pop's that you don't get carried away taking big lumps, the weaker wood thoughts in the back of your mind make you sling it just that bit lower than you would normally.
He'll know next time though.
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Got to admire him for admitting his mistake and putting it up I bet that made the adrenaline flow
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Spread the load with more attachment points, one low down for lift, 5 or 6 spider leg attachments would be plenty for that kind of wide spreading tree.
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Does anyone mind my asking, why was a crane being used in the first place? Why not climb and drop/lower smaller bits? Am I missing something?
Bet that made the ole sphincter nip up a bit!
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he was lucky he didnt get his head knocked off
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Re: Too Big Of a Top with a Crane

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Does anyone mind my asking, why was a crane being used in the first place? Why not climb and drop/lower smaller bits? Am I missing something?
Bet that made the ole sphincter nip up a bit!
cranes are generally used far more often in the states than here
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Ah, ok is it then dealt with on the floor with saws and a timberwolf or equivalent, or something more macho?
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Every things bigger in America,even idiots,lucky guy.
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