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  1. Airspade or other suitable tool?

    Hi I have seen utility companies using vacuum excavators around trees, they seem to do a lot of damage -the vacuum was to powerful, sucking out all the small fibrous roots, damaging roots due to the way the large suction pipe was pushed in the hole, in fact only large roots, 40mm up where left. -also due to the size of machine, it damaged low branches and the weight compacted the verge around tree. I stopped them working due to the damage. I be only seen the ones used by utility companies so not sure If you can smaller machines.
  2. Encroaching roots query

    Thanks Gary I will remove you details from the letter stating 'you told me it was OK' Thanks again, really useful thread
  3. Encroaching roots query

    Brilliant advice thank you I have recently been looking at perrin &another V Northampton borough council, possibly have to treed carefully if felling a tpo tree for this reason. I know in that particular case the tree is located a reasonable distance for the property.
  4. Encroaching roots query

    Thanks Gary I did this would be the case. Do you give any write notice just prove you've informed them?
  5. Encroaching roots query

    What if you can't remove the roots without leaving the in a stable condition?
  6. Encroaching roots query

    Sorry to hack jack this thread a little, I understand that the neighbouring roots are trespassing and they can removed, but by removing them the tree my be left unsafe, what cause of legal action could you take before you take any physical action? And if the roots where causing damage how can you claim for damages? Many thanks Tree
  7. VALID Tree Risk-Benefit Assessment

    Thinking of booking the Stafford one, looks like bring a good day.
  8. resistograph help

    OK great thanks dave
  9. resistograph help

    Hi Yes there all on the same tree, oak. There at different locations around the tree, which does a large cavity. I was on speed 3. Yes sorry 1 and 3 are the same, upload twice It may just be the fact there's a lot of decay?
  10. resistograph help

    Hi I haven't much experience with a resistograph but tried today. Having trouble understanding the results, tried different speeds/feeds. Not sure if it was to slow, seen be large area of blue not green on the graphs?
  11. Site of specific scientific interest ?

    Have a look on magic maps, it shows all sssi sites.
  12. Arb show feedback

    Think the AA put the stand prices up, well so I'm told anyway
  13. arb practice notes apn12

    Don't think I have it either Have got a link to the website?
  14. arb practice notes apn12

    How did you know lol Its for assessment brief 16, the bs5837 one
  15. arb practice notes apn12

    Hi Brilliant thanks, hope all is well with u Many thanks

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