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About slack ma girdle

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    Pembroke, sunny west Wales
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    Tree surgery & Forestry

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  1. I'm looking with envy at all that straight timber. Stacking small diameter willow for biomass is like trying to stuff an octopus through a letterbox.
  2. Second that for Spencer tapes.
  3. What you haven't mentioned when burning is you need a mix of log types to make the most of the individual burning characteristics.
  4. First Golden scaley cap Second plums and custard And the third Hazel glove fungus
  5. Anyone free Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, either climber or groundie. Work based in Pembroke far west Wales Wages based on experience 07866 792798 May lead to additional work.
  6. Sell the surplus timber wholesale. Just be careful felling dying ash. The wood fibers are brittle, so the hinges don't hold, and the dead wood showers that rain down on you are impressive. Make sure your escape routes are clear.
  7. Don't forget the CE mark. As far as i am aware it is the only one with a CE mark, which will make your insurers happy.. Anyway i still prefer the Koller wedge, lighter and less cutting of timber to use.
  8. A bit of winch assisted felling.
  9. Do you have any ties? Sounds to me like you have an itch that needs scratching, and you are a bit bored with your current job. If you have no ties, then go for it. Go and scare yourself with big ugly trees on steep ground, with all the native fauna determined to drain every drop of your blood.
  10. I think the whole point of the video is to make you think about efficiency up the tree. I don't agree with Daniel on many points, but it does make me think about how i could do that tree more efficiently and safely. Some of those big branches were too close to the boom for my liking, and it is one of my pet hates, dealing with a massive mess on the ground. That is not an efficient use of resources.
  11. Don't stop there, more info required: hows it powered, pulling capacity, lifting capacity, set up time, any pictures/ diagrams etc
  12. Its being left to rot. The owner of the access track doesn't want any lorries on it, and there isn't anywhere to stack the timber off site


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