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Dreading tomorrow thread

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  1. ktmtigger

    ktmtigger ArboristSite Operative

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    The saw is not a hammer you can not drive a wedge with the saw

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    That's everybody's bar if a Dem wins 2020. And the holster on your harness will hold your little red book of preferred pronouns for all the new people you will be forced to work for.
     
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    grizz55chev Tree Freak

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  4. Capitalist

    Capitalist ArboristSite Guru

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    Lol!
    Dropped it about 30'

    Saw was stuck on full rev.
    It stuck in the ground and snapped the head off.
    I was mad a second and then just laughed about it. Already got a parts saw.

    I still looked like an ass. I had been there 20 min on the job and was getting some hard to reach dead stuff in the top.
     
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  5. Capitalist

    Capitalist ArboristSite Guru

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    When your set up goes freakishly well its usually because you forgot something.
    I was looking a little to professional and got humbled.
     
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    Capitalist ArboristSite Guru

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    Just curious what other tree removal guys think...

    I want to ditch my powerhead telescopic polesaw.
    #1 It takes up way to much room
    #2 its heavy
    #3 it doesnt reach as far as a good pro grade manual pole saw
    #4 I never use it on anything bigger than 10" diameter
    #5 no electrical protection
    #6 I think it would be more work than a pro gradge manual saw and time per cut on an overall average would be much faster with the manual because of maneuverability.


    Any opinions?
     
  7. Capitalist

    Capitalist ArboristSite Guru

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    Also... What brands do you recommend in a commercial pole saw (manual)?


    I want a long blade and pro grade. Speed is #1 factor
     
  8. ktmtigger

    ktmtigger ArboristSite Operative

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    Anything from silky's pole line up. You pay but get fast cuts, durability, and a long life if taken care of.

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    Will check it out!
    Local vermeer store has notch brand in stock. It is cool because of the options for the poles such as the slingshot for throw bag but the blade just seems too little.

    Thanks btw
     
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    Well I did just find a 15" blade for the notch...
    I hate decisions like these.
     
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    Capitalist ArboristSite Guru

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    Notch has a lot of options but cut is important.
    I may get both.

    I was planning on spending 300+
    Notch has a cheap sticker price. Makes me worried.
     
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    AGoodSteward Power Head

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    We use siky Huyachi's. 21' love em. But if you drop them from 30' onto the rubber cap on the bottom, the buttons for locking them telescoped peel the aluminum back wallering the hole out. Never the same after that.
     
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    Thanks man good to know.
    I will check them out too
     
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    Only downside I see to silky is the aluminum non-electrical.

    I may get a notch and a silky lol
     
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    Can you put a silky blade on a notch head...?

    I bet I could adapt it
     
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    I haven't found anything yet that will compete with a silky

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    Thanks ktmtigger and AGoodSteward.

    I found a notch head with a silky blade.
    Now I got options! :)

    Also bought a silky hand saw.
     
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    Short timer Wish you'd stop being so good to me captain

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    Video of you cursing, explaining the features, so Del gets triggered.

    Thanks.
     
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    Lmao
     
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  20. Del_

    Del_ Get outside.

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    Reported!


    I've had a Silkey Huyach, 21', for about five years now. If I had known it was going to be as great as it is I would have bought it years ago. It is aluminum so it does conduct electricity. Pole saws that are non conducting need regular check ups and cleaning, as just a small amount of dirt makes it a conductor. I just stay away from power. I've got a couple of sectional pole saws that are of the non conducting type but never use them...and doubt that they are clean enough to be truly non conducting.

    I've been using the Zubat for a decade now and it too is a great saw. Loves to rip flesh so be careful with it.
     

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