But a technique worth knowing. I mostly use blocks for everything lowering related but there have been times when knowing how to groove a trunk and set lines saved the day. Natty crotch gone but not forgotten. That should be a bumper sticker.
Bummer! Are there any large firewood operations in the area that might come and get it.
Maybe split it all and make a split rail fence.
Have your custy install a wood burner boiler. lol
What was the reason it wasn't hauled off right after it was cut?
Reading all of the responses is taking a deposit based on demographics, advertising methods, and location?
A solid 90 some % of my work flow is all word of mouth somebody knows somebody who happens to be friends of mine kind of thing. So I've been insulated from some of the nonpayment drama for...
Personally I don't care how large of a tree job it is I never take money up front. 5 10 30 thousand doesn't matter it's not like I have to buy materials for the job. If I had to buy a bunch of materials for the job like mulch or something then yes but I will generally have the customer buy them...
How about making a micro yarding tower for your mini. Make a "tower" with guy lines, have your winch at the bottom, run the winch line up and out, set your guy lines (earth anchors or tail holds), and we need pics of your jobs it sounds like you do so really cool stuff.