Popped a toe like a grape (Simi graphic?)

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  1. treehumper

    treehumper Well-Known Member

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    I used composite in the winter but then saw the youtube post showing how well a chainsaw cuts through them. It's never been cold enough for me to worry about the steel toe.
     
  2. RopeShield

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    Heal well:birra:
     
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  3. southsoundtree

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    You can cut through your boot over the remaining 90%, easier than cutting wood.

    Toes seem most in danger with compromised work positioning, which is often mitigatable.

    Maybe I'm weird...definitely, I'm weird, I climb trees...but anyway, cutting myself with a chainsaw, especially my toes is low on my list of concerns of ways of hurting myself in tree work.
     
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  4. evo

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    That was my mistake... to add to that ( not this case ) groundies not letting it run
     
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  5. southsoundtree

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    I self-lower everything that I can, mostly light riggging. Over time, I have found it safer and easier. I don't find the climbing/ rigging/ cutting to be very challenging most of the time, so I have bandwidth to focus on the rigging, too.

    A less complicated day for a groundie can add up to more work done.


    Reg said not to trust your life to other people. I have remembered that for years, now.

    There are times were you work with a competent, professional, skilled ground workers, and mostly laborer groundies, who oftentimes are plain labor for a reason.
     
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  7. Flex Abednego

    Flex Abednego Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations on the up coming little one! Finger and toe injuries make me cringe hard.
     

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