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    somewhat sketchy tree

    Five points, I love my AT635. It only does 35 mph and takes forever to get there and as soon as you hit a hill you can run faster. Luckily I have a very small work area, I pretty much plan my schedule to group jobs that are close. I leave the crane parked on the street most the time near the...
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    somewhat sketchy tree

    Rico we chained both sides of the top and applied equal tension so in my mind they could just be 2 seperate picks as long as you can make the cut without getting the saw stuck. I guess a strap would have stopped the butt of the top opening up so much but that didn't concern me
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    somewhat sketchy tree

    Yup one pic as to not unbalance the split trunk. We were good for 11600 so figured we were good for it. As always I asked Robbie my climber, what's the worst that could happen by relieving all the top weight. I guess logic doesn't play into it when you are right there making the cut He really...
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    somewhat sketchy tree

    We were really expecting it to be more dramatic with lots of popping and movement but it was kinda anticlimactic . Got the heart going a bit though, big pick for us
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    Where to buy Ropetek Wraptor?

    They are not currently available.. Hopefully within a couple of months we will have them again but its just so hard to take time off of trees which is more lucrative
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    somewhat sketchy tree

    OK so did this last week, obviously it got blasted pretty good. The top weighed in at 6200#. Nice to have a crane!!
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    VA TreeStuff Party

    Does anybody still associate with Sherrill ??
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    Ropetek Wraptor redesign

    As to greasing, I always advise one shot per tank of gas. In reality it is pretty much a sealed unit so its not super important, if you get too much in there you might get a little seepage around the wear ring but no biggie . I personally was always partial to the first gen units, they are...
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    Ropetek Wraptor redesign

    No adding a seat isn't expensive , what people often neglect is the Wraptor is less than half the cost of any other ascender that is safe to use. I really tried to keep the cost down as I know many tree guys can't afford them but really need them
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    Tornado cleanup Lawrence, Kansas

    Love that chipper /truck setup. Might be the first tandem I've seen
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    Fu*%face Von Clownstick

    I can't believe he got 7 1/2 years! How many do you think he will do?
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    Ropetek Wraptor redesign

    Yup we have them. I try to keep all the old ones running. Bad businessman I guess
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    Ropetek Wraptor redesign

    Top handle or side handle?
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    Ropetek Wraptor redesign

    Ansi considers a person to weigh 310lbs and any life support device is required to have a 10 times safety factor. Many companies will list the MBS of their device which often times will be way over the 3100lbs (Wraptor is 9000lbs range) however many devices will cut the rope long before they...
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    redneck chipper blade sharpening

    Depends how bad they are hammered ,usually 3 to 4 times
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