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    Hey Look at My Crud...

    I’ll get some close ups when am back at that location. Thanks
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    Hey Look at My Crud...

    Oak root Fungus?
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    Secondary tie-in for spurring: choked split-tail climbing line -OR- running bowline -OR- ??

    I use a 2-in-1 lanyard and a wire core flip line. WHile climbing I will choke the truck with the 2-in-1 or take the tail and throw it over the next branch when I encounter un cut branches.
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    Teufelberger Escalator

    I’m using 11.7 Blue Moon 24 strand. I have a separate rope with a hitch system I use on pine trees removals because the sap just gums up my mechanical devices. I just got the spider jack 3 and am loving it.
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    Live Oak Bark Can Be Challenging To Climb

    Some of my most fun has been in a live oak.
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    How many days a week do you climb?

    I turned 60 in September and still climbing, but yes I do have a side hustle working as contract engineer in the nuclear power generation industry. Pretty good side hustle but I would rather be outside than riding a desk. When I started climbing almost daily I have lost another 15 pounds, got...
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    ISA coupon

    I just used isaonline for a 10% discount
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    Husqvarna Demos

    Husqvarna is offering demos on their professional saws. A full refund up to 7 days after purchase. Check out the Husqvarna Crown Commitment on their website.
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    How do I learn to sharpen a chain?

    Correct if I am wrong but I don’t believe the electric grinder will file the rakers to the correct height.
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    Help, need advice on with saving tree for shared root system

    The green crown indicates canopy of the 18" darlington oak discussed in item 3. The laurel oak is a different tree not shown in these photos, It's canopy encroaches on the side and roof of the house. It is a two story home and the laurel oak was planted less than 5 feet from there side of the...
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    Help, need advice on with saving tree for shared root system

    This is from the report prepared by an ISA certified arborist. We are discussing tree 3. My original question was how best to to treat the stump when tree 3 is removed, as that is the homeowners intention.
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    Help, need advice on with saving tree for shared root system

    Cut it flush and spray the stump with sealant or leave it open?
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    Help, need advice on with saving tree for shared root system

    Tree in question is outlined in red
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    Help, need advice on with saving tree for shared root system

    The tree is a darlington oak and the tree hazard assessment report prepared by a ISA certified arborist identifies the trees as two separate trees and does not indicate a co-dominant stem. He recommends this tree be removed which aligns with the homeowners wishes because it encroaches on his...
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    Help, need advice on with saving tree for shared root system

    I have a customer that has a two oak trees (20 dbh) that share a common root structure. One tree is encroaching heavily on his house and needs to be removed. The trees are joined with included bark joint at ground level. Sorry I don't have a good picture available. For discussion sake lets...

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