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5 minutes ago, MattyF said:


Yep emoji38.png especially with spikes emoji6.pngb17057a9-db9c-4afc-a1c0-c64f3cbe337f.jpg
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A few examples.
Half a day in gale force winds dismantling this on Friday half of it rigged then a sat morning drive out picking up the timber.
Copper Beech almost identical size next door over half a day to reduce by 2 metres was a horrible work out... although probably more overall satisfying
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Thing that annoyed me with that article is it is more more skill full job to prune a tree properly and should not be devalued as such.. this country’s tree stock overall does not need any more shite pruning , the photo in the article does it no favours at all.

 

Absolutely agree and in finicky trees my prices for pruning can be not far off price for removal. 

 

Far more skill and a delicate touch needed to prune than fell, IMO of course. 

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I dont like how they're glamourising tree surgery. 

 

£120 for 2 men for 2 hours is daylight robbery, and can anyone show me the flash tree cutter raking in 21 grand a year?

Load of bollocks

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9 minutes ago, MattyF said:

Yep emoji38.png especially with spikes emoji6.pngb17057a9-db9c-4afc-a1c0-c64f3cbe337f.thumb.jpg.20d0b183abe63da8e93586a034685a82.jpg

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A few examples.

Half a day in gale force winds dismantling this on Friday half of it rigged then a sat morning drive out picking up the timber.

After pic of a reduced Copper Beech almost identical size next door over half a day to reduce by 2 metres was a horrible work out... although probably more overall satisfying

IMG_3422.thumb.jpg.2e5bd11e00108896dcae31a68ef5310e.jpg

Thing that annoyed me with that article is it is more more skill full job to prune a tree properly and should not be devalued as such.. this country’s tree stock overall does not need any more shite pruning , the photo in the article does it no favours at all.

 

 

 

We have , in the past been asked to " take a bit off  here and there  " (when the customer really wants it gone ) coz he thinks it will be cheaper .

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1 hour ago, MattyF said:

Yep emoji38.png especially with spikes emoji6.pngb17057a9-db9c-4afc-a1c0-c64f3cbe337f.thumb.jpg.20d0b183abe63da8e93586a034685a82.jpg

IMG_7752.thumb.jpg.515cfeaf1591c28bf74031afa73c7322.jpg

A few examples.

Half a day in gale force winds dismantling this on Friday half of it rigged then a sat morning drive out picking up the timber.

After pic of a reduced Copper Beech almost identical size next door over half a day to reduce by 2 metres was a horrible work out... although probably more overall satisfying

IMG_3422.thumb.jpg.2e5bd11e00108896dcae31a68ef5310e.jpg

Thing that annoyed me with that article is it is more more skill full job to prune a tree properly and should not be devalued as such.. this country’s tree stock overall does not need any more shite pruning , the photo in the article does it no favours at all.

 

 

 

Only half a day to reduce that beech??

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1 hour ago, Joe Newton said:

I dont like how they're glamourising tree surgery. 

 

£120 for 2 men for 2 hours is daylight robbery, and can anyone show me the flash tree cutter raking in 21 grand a year?

Load of bollocks

£30 an hour not including travelling between jobs?  Hardly daylight robbery!

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Only half a day to reduce that beech??

Think it would of been priced as a day , it took over half a day from memory... longer than it took to fell the other

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33 minutes ago, Spruce Pirate said:

£30 an hour not including travelling between jobs?  Hardly daylight robbery!

He's taking the piss dear boy...

   Stuart

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As the tree was quite tall, way above the 12 feet limit, we had to send an alpine certified tree surgeon.

 

So tree over 12ft need alpine tree surgeons?

 

What is an alpine tree surgeon one thats being up Mont Blanc?

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