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    Critique my systems

    Why do you trust Chinese crap when you are hanging from it? I don't. I feel safe at 60' up with good gear. I don't feel safe with no name anything at 60' up.
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    Lithium powered saws?

    I love it. U can't go wrong.
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    Is a new version of R.R. coming out?

    They had them at treestuff a couple months ago.
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    Im new to the business, but never climbed before. Any advice?

    But you gotta have the macho factor too. Climbers are nothing if not macho.
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    Im new to the business, but never climbed before. Any advice?

    ^I came to post this. Being up in a tree cutting isn't something you just jump into. The learning curve is very big. I taught myself, it only took a few months, and I'm in no way capable of making a living doing it. There are many levels. I am at the grasshopper level. I'd like to think I'm...
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    Who wants to talk about the differences in these Rope Runners with me? And some awesome hard to find goodies!

    So after a little bit of use, I seem to very much prefer the spring mounting on the gold RR. It has much more power to keep the beak up, and it seems to make the breaking of the beak much smoother. That last part might just be my set up though. I haven't trialed each against each other enough to...
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    Lithium powered saws?

    I don't really bother with all that. I have the little cams, I bought them for when I fish, but climbing is so gear intensive I never added them to my climbing kit. They're a huge hassle when I have used them. I really admire the folks who do that kinda stuff I don't have the patience. I just...
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    Felling Large Hollow Oak Split In Half

    I really enjoy watching these well made videos of moderate length. Thanks for posting. How do you keep the video quality high? Youtube seems to downgrade my video when I upload them.
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    Is a new version of R.R. coming out?

    Yeah. It's a pretty slick little idea. No need to remove it for anything. I really didn't think I'd like it this much but it's so sweet when just descending while working a tree. It just makes everything feel smoother.
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    Lithium powered saws?

    Makita says the brushed motor has more torque at the 36v than the 18v brushless, but speed is inverse in this case. They talk about the larger motor of the brushed model being torquey. It has a lot to do with the specific motor that is selected. There is so much behind electric motor...
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    Swivel

    I use them for rigging non critical applications as well.
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    Swivel

    I buy life support items that have a big name with a lot of money to lose behind them. My wife bought me some chinese carabiners for xmas, I said "wtf are you thinking? I'm not using that."
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    Lithium powered saws?

    Yup. As I said, "in-tree" weight. The thing is a super value especially if you already have Makita batteries. I've been using mine in big hardwood and it's done remarkably well. It's so much better than the 10lb model for in tree work.
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    This bumper sticker: Tastefully comical or childishly insulting?

    I would do it, but I'm known for doing crazy in your face stuff like that. Don't be me. It's cost me at times, but I don't give a shit.
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    What is this branching phenomenon I see in this tree? Long stringers in Walnut branch tips.

    I have seen these in a few spots at the ends of branches on a walnut tree of mine. What is this called? What is the tree doing? They look like no other branches on the tree. I've seen it high on the tree and ive seen it low. A sprig here or there. No consistency. I've been up and close to it...
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