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slack ma girdle

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    Pembroke, sunny west Wales
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    Tree surgery & Forestry

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  1. First Golden scaley cap Second plums and custard And the third Hazel glove fungus
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. A bit of winch assisted felling.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. Don't stop there, more info required: hows it powered, pulling capacity, lifting capacity, set up time, any pictures/ diagrams etc
  9. 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
  10. Does anyone know of a high lead winch mounted on a tractor in the Swansea area. Access is not brilliant, so the tractor needs to be less than 80hp. It is needed for about a week, on day rate, and will need about 200m of cable Give us a tinkle on 07966 792798
  11. The handle is 12" long, and folds down the length of the wedge.
  12. A felling leaver does not fit in my wedge pouch.
  13. Chris forestry sells them, £450 plus vat https://www.chrisforestry.co.uk/store/Koller-Mechanical-Felling-Wedge-p136166425 It depends on how much forestry you do, and how accurate you need to be with back leaners and dead trees. For my current site it is proving invaluable.
  14. As per the title https://youtu.be/Hc_Oh6WbhNE
  15. The start of a very long slow clearance of pine and larch around the old gunpowder work near Pontneddfechan. A lot of constraints due to archeological interest, and the timber has to remain on site, which is breaking my heart .

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