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    What's needed to do Tree removal in CT

    lol Yeah tell me about it. I thought he was but just wanted to make sure. They make everything so difficult these days. All I wanna do is do the job, get paid and move on lol thanks for the insight
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    What's needed to do Tree removal in CT

    just landed a job with 20 properties and was wondering if any things needed to do removals, there's power lines and houses near most of the trees. I wrote up a contract and when I called a lawyer to look it over he told me to call the power company and let them know I'm taking the trees down...
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    Just used my bucket truck today for the first time

    i must say what a difference using the bucket verse climbing. I got so much done today I couldent believe it! Still getting used to the controls but man just being able to fly threw the canopy is incredible! I know there's always gonna be those trees that have to be climbed but man I was...
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    cdl for bucket truck

    was wondering at what weight is a class b needed ? been looking online but can't seem to find an answer lol
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    Bucket truck

    Awesome stuff here as well! I like the keeping your hands inside the bucket.. Seeing as I'm a guitar player keeping my hands safe is a must!!
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    Bucket truck

    Thank you! Some great advice! I'm soaking it all in
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    Bucket truck

    Gotcha, makes sense. do you generally have to climb out of the bucket regularly? It's kind of hard to tell how high 60 feet is looking up at a tree from the ground. I'm going to pick up the truck Sunday so I guess I'll know what it's got when I get it just hope I can do most of my tree work...
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    Bucket truck

    What was uncomfortable ?
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    Arborist certification

    Been studying with the ISA study guide. I guess I should just to take it. Any pointers before I go?
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    Bucket truck

    Yes everything passed inspection last year. It's a 4 wheel drive 91 GMC c7000 with a 8.2 Detroit diesel. 52 foot mid mount aerial lift of ct. Picked it up for 10,000. I know those booms have value so I thought it was a good buy. Not the prettiest thing but if I slap some paint on here she...
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    Bucket truck

    just bought a 58 foot working height aerial lift of cr bucket truck. Just was wondering any things to look out for, never been in one before
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    Arborist certification

    Yes I am in ct. So what are the chances of getting fined and if so do you know what the fine is ?
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    Arborist certification

    if your not arborist certified all you can do is removals correct ? Just wanted alittle insight on this. Thanks
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    Best way to prevent gaff kick out

    Awesome!! I'll have to try that thanks for the advice
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    Best way to prevent gaff kick out

    Ok so do you use srt when ur on a spar chunking down? And if so what do u use to decend.. Never used srt before but it sounds like a really good idea and I want to start doin it
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    Best way to prevent gaff kick out

    I find myself never using the spikes unless I'm tied in with my climb line. Kicked out awhile ago about 25 feet up and slid all the way down the trunk, I was climbing a 12 inch ash stem when it happened. I was cured from the spikes for awhile lol. I know to practice low and slow and that my...
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    Micro pulley in climbing system

    Cause I was attaching the dog snap to mine biner and it as to far away from the Blake's to tend any slack but now I got it lol
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    Micro pulley in climbing system

    Excellent!! The small cord is what I was missing. Thank you !!
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    Micro pulley in climbing system

    Using a double line split tail system with a Blake's
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    Micro pulley in climbing system

    Just bought a micro pulley for my setup, was so pumped to use this seeing it really steps up the Performance. I attached it to my biner but it's much to low to slack tend the fiction hitch.. What else do I need to buy lol ?
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