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Old 30-06-11   #1 (permalink)
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Hello,

I've just bought my first chainsaw and although I've used chainsaws in the past I'd like some basic training. I don't intend on becoming a tree surgeon or anything like that it's just for my own home use. Is there someone local to me (Tayside Scotland) that could give me a few pointers?


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Google nptc cs30/31 training in your area no need for assessment if your not working in the industry! But at least a day with a good saw user will make you alot safer! If in doubt get professional help! Saws aren't to be toys
Good to see someone outside the industry want training! Makes a change from the idiots you see on YouTube haha!
Good luck and safe cutting! Hope you enjoy it!
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Thanks, I'll do that. Funny you should mention idiots on youtube. I was just watching "the strongest redneck" cutting his hedge with a chainsaw on a rope. I suspect he doesn't actually have the chain on it though.
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i fear you suspect wrong.....i think he just actually is that stupid
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Definatley has chain on you can see it turning at the start of the video.
This did make me chuckle as did the lawnmower on a stick!
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