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  1. MaddieSMonkeY

    Ontario Safe Limits of Approach

    Good point nuthin special.. you do take a risk of being held accountable for your actions if you chose to clear the lines your self instead of following the rules.. It's funny that I used to work for Davey tree which needed permission from hydro one when working around their lines to workin...
  2. MaddieSMonkeY

    Ontario Safe Limits of Approach

    Relax Nuthin special... If the tree is winin the LOa just prune it away with dielectric tools ie...pruner or pole saw.. you're not gonna explode by letting a branch within the Loa. If the tree can't be climbed with out cutting the power do so but, don't be afraid of the voltage arcing to the...
  3. MaddieSMonkeY

    Splitting phases

    As long as you can maintain your LOA that's what your paid to do as a professional. You should always look for alternative options.
  4. MaddieSMonkeY

    Splitting phases

    [ QUOTE ] there is always ways around splitting phases splitting a phase should always be last option [/ QUOTE ] how long have you been trimming around hydro lines for?
  5. MaddieSMonkeY

    Precautions for climbing around primaries

    Seeing as you are not comfortable trimming near power lines try calling your local utility and get them to trim them back for free. As for spikes it's utility arboriculture which is a completely different field as arboriculture itself. you're always thinking of your own safety and ground crew as...
  6. MaddieSMonkeY

    Precautions for climbing around primaries

    As said before there's a lot of common sense involved.. 3'-1' is the L O A at the utility I work for around 750 v to 15 kv with restrictions Barriers are set in place to protect you from hazards such as being electrocuted. Barriers could include class 2 rubber gloves, dielectric poles...
  7. MaddieSMonkeY

    Splitting phases

    our rule at hydro one is 3' above from primary and 1' below clearance from neutral.. that being said good luck getting to your work without crouching in all situations.
  8. MaddieSMonkeY

    Amazing Eastern white pine

    yeah they're fun to remove lol
  9. MaddieSMonkeY

    How bout these for climbing jeans?

    Thanks for that Jamin_Mayer, Where do you purchase those bodacious jeans?
  10. MaddieSMonkeY

    BEWARE OF HRC Eye to Eye tails

    Thanks BC Canada, shouldn't you be at the Olympics? I know if i lived closer like yourself I would have saved to go... but, i guess getting two feet of air out of the bowl like in your picture is more important. eh
  11. MaddieSMonkeY

    BEWARE OF HRC Eye to Eye tails

    thanks lonniels, i was considering buying 20 ft for eye to eyes of this expensive rope...I think i'll stick with 10mm bee line
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