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Old 10-08-12   #1 (permalink)
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6 tree crane job

not exciting, but its something

6 Aspens, hanging over a building, dead tops, massive inclusions, previously leaders had fallen out, deemed unsafe to rig


Quite mundane for a crane job, could have gone smoother, and bigger but snappy poor condition trees, heavy leaves and new crane driver made cautious going on some.

learnt a new trick though, when doing tops where i wanted the chains low on thick wood, but meaning the top would flip, i put one or two slings higher up looping the chain and thinner up-rights tight together, thus stabalising the top, but the thinner bits wer'nt taking the full weight. might be contriversial, but it worked
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Re: 6 tree crane job

Another fantastic CV josh!
I was thinking, I miss climbing trees everyday, then I saw the monsoon!
Great job mate
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Re: 6 tree crane job

YouTube is my classroom, Nice Vid Mate!
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nice Josh. Weather looks like your in Yorkshire
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Least it wasn't -27 celcius! Good job mate.
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nice one josh, thanks for the vid, enjoyed watching
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Good stuff. Do you mean you were chaining the pieces fairly low, but using slings to stabalise to the brash to stop it flipping over?
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Do you always do a step cut when lifting with crane as I was told when I did my first crane Job to cut right through and it didn't work too well but was ok
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Re: 6 tree crane job

Looked good josh apart from the weather
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Nice work Josh..
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