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  1. RogerM

    man pulled through chipper

    This could lead to a great thread. we could call it "advice (or quotes) from salty pros"... I'll start. This is a response I heard when I asked why a guy wasn"t wearing a hard hat. "The way I see it, if you know what your doing, you shouldn"t have to wear one of those stupid things" We haven't...
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    Kids harness suggestions please

    Cory< I have a ouititsi (sp?) petzl i can let you borrow for a bit. at 2.5 full body harness is, from my experience, absolutely essential.
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    Fir zip-line

    Reg, there hasn"t been a video that you (and Gord for that matter) have posted that I haven't picked up a positive tweek in my technique. I think it's safe to say many if not all of us here benefit from your efforts. Thanks.
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    Kentucky 2011

    ...I snuck in and with the big inflatable bouncies at the other end of the park, snuck back out. Had my son in tow, he wasn"t feeling real good. For those I got to see and chat with it was great! for those I missed, I'm bummed I didn't get to say hello. I really can't remember better weather. It...
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    Kentucky 2011

    That is some fantastic news Cory.... It's great to see you finally get what (just an opinion, no offense to anyone) I thought you deserved back in 06'. You will rep. KY well. Just as Chris and Jesse have done in the past. Of course Hawaii was well represented when you went too. Congrats on an...
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    Awolnation.... excellent choice. Liked seeing "dad" supporting as always. Nice vid.. You can tell that man loves his work. Petzl is lucky. Thanks for posting.
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    Amsteel winch line question..

    Thanks.... Seriously, TreeBuzz is probably the best resource around.
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    Amsteel winch line question..

    What works best for you guys? Splice and thimble; splice no thimble? Also what are your solutions to pull through? Our cable has a hook and large rubber grommet. Interested to hear what works best... trying to skip the trial and error portion. Thanks
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    Kentucky 2011

    we lost a State champion shingle oak; Large white oak,a bunch of tulip polar damage(go figure)some sugar maples as well. All of our hard woods were uprooted and our softer ones had lead and limb damage. Its not as bad as it has been in the past but loosing the shingle oak was a bummer. Thanks...
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    Kentucky 2011

    How did the park do with the recent storm? Was that you waving the other day Cory in one of your trucks. I know everyone had a busy week.
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    soft eye anchor ring for the equalizing feature. What is that made of? Thanks for your contribution, very easy to follow. Much appreciated.
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    Sherrill catalog

    [ QUOTE ] Way to go Jesse & Stacy Borden (climber & photographer) ! [/ QUOTE ] Congrats Stacy. Haven't seen it yet but WOW. You deserve it. You too Jesse. That's great. Happy for you two.
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    First Video treeMotion

    I think for a first run, you did a great job. I'm interested in the ring on your bridge. The video quality was great.
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    Oak Removal with crane and spider legs...

    first, nice job. Second, how did your feet hold up? Did they get cold or did they do good with your boot and sock combo? if they stayed warm, what's your combo? Again, nicely done. brrrr.
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    Geezer's in the Treezer's 2011

    Re: Geezer\'s in the Treezer\'s 2011--oh?!?! ....wishing everyone a great, safe weekend. Only have one more chance to help next year. Have to make it happen. Best of skill Y'all!!
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    Stephan Zimmerman, a man of mystery

    Glad to have you Stephan. It really is a great place to raise a family. Another voice for proper tree care, as I'm sure you will find out, is always welcome.
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    Way to go in women's AR Anne k Gotta give props to the "real deal" for a local winning an individual event.(throw line) If I'm correct, thats a first for KY chapter. Every one's efforts in sharing, for those that didn't attend, is appreciated.
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    Help me help SPECIAL OLYMPICS

    They just did an 18 story rappel here in Louisville a few weeks ago....I fully plan on raising the 1000 so I can do it next year. Great cause. Funny thing is I wasn't even aware of it until I read about it in the paper. Good stuff.
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    Climbing Aerial Rescue

    sorry I missed this opportunity. when and where was the venue. thanks for posting it. maybe i can make the next one.
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    client offers to pay bill....

    Did the neighbor ask for the estimate or did your client ask? I've heard of neighborly gestures, but 10 grand? looking forward to "the rest of the story"