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anyone got any scenarios that make it physically possible I caused any damage to this woman mailbox given the positions of the trees and the 3 tons of truck pulling the tree almost 45 degrees away from the property?
because of her abusive attitude she has already shouted herself out of any possible apology even if she produces genuine video footage of me causing any damage to a £20 mailbox.
in the first place, I cant apologise for damage I didn't know we caused, IF we even did cause it, which I judge physically impossible as shown,
secondly, if all you do is give me abuse and an aggressive attitude and post slanderous comments on social media, your chance of any apology just vanished.
if you claim to have video evidence of me causing the damage, why refuse to show me it when I come prepared to apologise for damage you claim we caused?


as shown, pulling rope from the felled tree, via a strap at the base if the guide tree, to the back of 3 tons of truck pulling the rope.
damage to the mailbox appears to me to have come from the side, not from above.
top part of mailbox is undamaged, supporting my opinion that damage was not caused top down.
my guess is the video evidence will be from inside the property and only show the tree falling across the view.
without seeing video footage of the damage happening, I cant conceive of how the damage was caused by this tree being felled.
doesn't seem physically possible to me.

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Personally, would say that damage was done by something travelling at opposite direction t tree felling. I take it on her wall on the acing the pavement/

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That damage is running parallel to the ground not downwards from above . Also the overhang of the mail box shows no damage and would have been struck first . Chancer IMHO .

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2 minutes ago, Steve Bullman said:

As above, doesn’t even look like tree damage 

You mean its still on the wall?

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all points noted above concur with my own private opinions previous to posting this.

damage appears to come from opposite direction.

evidence of corrosion.

damage horizontal.

no damage to top section of mailbox.


mailbox is on external property wall, adjacent to road.

claims to have us on camera causing the damage. unlikely. I suspect any footage produced will be from the house and only show a tree falling left to right behind the wall.


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sadly no photos before felling. and no dash cam.

tree was felled yesterday.

my current plan is to do no more work on the job, take payment for work already done and goodbye.

that tree was part of a larger number of roadside trees within a private-ish estate, contracted by residents association, (the cranks husband is "on the committee").

if by any chance I decide to continue with the work, no work will be done outside that property. stump will not be cut and ground out, replacement tree will not be planted.

I'm not short of work, and I don't need that kinda hassle and abuse.


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