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    Wisco Fids & Fibers: Strings & Cheese Incident July 13/14, 2019 LaCrosse WI

    Hello! When Mark Prezkurat is rolling through your state, you're going to want to make a splicing workshop happen. Here it is: Next weekend! Short notice, yes, but it will be worth it and something you will not regret. Also, Mark P will likely not be back through WI, or MN, Iowa, or...
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    Replacing then removing old steel cables

    HOpefully we'll get the job and I can do more documentation.
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    Replacing then removing old steel cables

    Yes, makes sense. How about the order of operations? First install 5:1, then install new cables, then cut old ones?
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    When is next Fdfs and Fibers Workshop?

    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-strings-cheese-incident-tickets-64069783447
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    When is next Fdfs and Fibers Workshop?

    Mark P is coming to Wisco! Fids and Fibers: The String and Cheese Incident. July 13 and 14 in Holmen, WI at Johnson Ops Tree Care. Sign up on Eventbrite.com
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    Replacing then removing old steel cables

    Here are the photos. Taken from ground.
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    Replacing then removing old steel cables

    I looked at a silver maple today that has two old steel cables. It had three, but one is broken and hanging. It's definitely a good candidate for cable support with four stems. The old cables are too low. Normally I would propose to install additional cables, higher and leave the old ones...
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    2019 TCC Chron List / Dates

    MN TCC 4 & 5 May, 2019 MN Round Lake Park, Eden Prairie, MN
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    Swivel

    I like the way DMM, Rock, ISC, etc hold themselves accountable. So I don't have to think about that stuff while I'm thinking about other stuff eh.
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    Company Safety Manual

    Thanks for the replies folks. Yes, upon further review utilizing the TCIA resource is easily the most time efficient. Still plenty of room for customization. Still hours of work involved to make it good. R
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    Company Safety Manual

    Hello all, I'm very interested to see how others have tackled writing their own safety manual. Or have you used an existing document from TCIA? Are those working well for you? Thank you! R
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    Seth Bihun's lowerable daisy chain basal anchor

    Gotta love the 3 AM inspirationals! This is simple and familiar to most tree peeps, a positive. I'd like to see you test it further by actually trying to lower the climber by releasing the prusik. Hint: watch your knuckles! This could be made with an alpine butterfly above. In the case of an...
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    Advanced Climbing Workshop June 10 2019 Seattle- WTCW Instructors

    @southsoundtree, right? Cats and Dogs, living together. As long as they climb trees, doesn't matter to me. It's a special line up of instructors and participants from what I've seen. The format is going to be purposefully a little loose, so the demand will be driven by what folks want to...
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    More Discovery and Destruction

    Wow.
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    Advanced Climbing Workshop June 10 2019 Seattle- WTCW Instructors

    https://pnwisa.org/event/advanced-tree-climbing-workshop/ One day advanced climbing workshop through the Pacific Northwest Chapter of ISA. By popular demand, open to women and men. Instruction from www.WomensTreeClimbingWorkshop.com CEUs offered This one is going to be FUN folks! The...
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