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  1. unclemoustache

    unclemoustache My 'stache is bigger than yours.

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    We've seen Tom Trees' work pics, so I thought I might post a few from some of my recent jobs. BTW, I'm not certified. Some of you might have other photos of my work - feel free to post those as well. :)


    An easy cut, but a sudden gust of wind caught it just at the wrong time.
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    I think I may have misjudged the lean on this one.
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    This one was going really well - got the notch just right, back cut was halfway through, but when I came back from lunch, there she was!!
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  2. unclemoustache

    unclemoustache My 'stache is bigger than yours.

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    I would have done all right on this one, but the owner told me he didn't want to pay me full price. Guess I showed him!!
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    Another 5 feet to the left and it would have been perfect!
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    I decided to try my luck using a crane. I then decided I probably should stay away from those things.
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    This one fell right where I wanted it, but then some dumb woman drove down the street just as it fell. Guess next time I should use a danger cone or two.
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    Now this one wasn't my fault at all, but it was a heck of a ride as I was up in the canopy at the time.
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    wampum Addicted to ArboristSite Staff Member

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    Nice work UNC. Its a good thing those houses were there to catch them,otherwise they may have damaged the lawn.
     
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  4. unclemoustache

    unclemoustache My 'stache is bigger than yours.

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    This was a great one, only I got the notch and tha back cut mixed up again. Dang, I hate when that happens.
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    I really had nothing to do with this one - I was just walking down the street, minding my own business, when over she goes! Really!!!
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    I'm pretty sure the guy moved his stupid car after I started cutting.
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    I was doing great on this one until the owner's schnauzer came out and started peeing on my leg as I was cutting - then all heck broke loose. Had to buy these jerks a new dog too...
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    Whups! Didn't mean to post that one here. Never really liked her much anyway, though.
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  5. Sagetown

    Sagetown Farmer and a STIHL

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    um; It's a wonder you haven't had to hawk yer saw to pay the damages.:msp_blink:
     
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  6. unclemoustache

    unclemoustache My 'stache is bigger than yours.

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    I've learned to park my work truck between two larger vehicles.
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    Sometimes I like to bring the family along to help. Little Osama here was helping to balance out the side lean on this one. He's all right now.
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    You can easily tell by the cut that this was a result of another sudden gust of wind.
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    Here's the results of that one...
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    And the owner's response....
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  7. unclemoustache

    unclemoustache My 'stache is bigger than yours.

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    Oh no, I've rarely had to pay for damages. It helps to falsify your business name and insist on cash up front. I do find it necessary to move to a new location about every 8 months or so.
     
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    Sagetown Farmer and a STIHL

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    A little more experience and you'll be good to go.;)

    Awesome pice um.......
     
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  9. unclemoustache

    unclemoustache My 'stache is bigger than yours.

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    I don't really go for climbing gear and ropes and all that. Waste of time and money.
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    Somebody once called me up to cut down a tree that had a den of foxes in it. You should have heard them squeal when I started cutting into that sucker!!
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    Sagetown Farmer and a STIHL

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    That's a 1st for me. Only foxes that climb and den up in trees around here are the Grey Fox.
     
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    I guess you have been doing this all your life.:msp_scared:


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    avalancher Arboristsite Raconteur

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    Holy smokes! Look at the notch on that thing,or the lack there of!WTF!
     
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    Stache I've got a tree next to some power lines are you available for the job. By the way only have a $100 to spend.
     
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    That is some beautiful cuttin! Can I come out and work with you so I can learn a trick or two? I have my own wildthing and some cloths line. :cheers:
     
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    Arrowhead RARE BREED

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    The rare tata tree, I been trying to grow one of them. Just when it gets large enough to start producing nipples, my wife cuts it down. :(
     
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    nice pics but we got some nice trees here on LI [​IMG]
     
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    Ed, notice that tree is a pine? If you tried that in most of these georgia pines- limbs would start snapping and it would sound like its raining pumpkins for a few seconds...
     
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    Beautiful
     
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    Unc,have you ever thought about trimming the stache back a little? Especially the parts that cover the eyes.
     
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    avalancher Arboristsite Raconteur

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    Mustache?Who are you kidding?Thats just nose hairs that really got carried away, thats all.....

    By the way wampum,am I reading that right?Moderator?Have you really gone over to the dark side?Here I have been thinking better of you all along....
     

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