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Old 07-02-2013, 09:07 AM
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Hello, We're a new member and hope to a be a great contributor!

We are located in Austin, TX and have come to the realization that we need to give in order to receive. What I mean by that is that we've been one of the largest tree service company in Central Texas for quite some time now (5+ years). I have a desire to share my industry knowledge when it comes to tree care & tree services. Happy to be here!
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Old 07-02-2013, 07:45 PM
Weekend cut easymoney Weekend cut easymoney is online now
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Welcome.. ..I see your guys out at Whittleseys all the time--
1989 BlueChevy 1500 Extended cab with FULL bed
1978 7ft Sears cargo trailer with added wood inserts to hold both my weedeaters
3 1976-83 vintage lawnboy lawnmowers with full self propel features as well as mulch kits
2 Sears electric weedeaters
1 green machine electric leaf blower
1 sears articulating hedge trimmer-electric
2 50ft power cords
3 Leaf rakes
1 shovel
1 pocket knife
cooler for beer
lawn chair to enjoy a beer while I wait for the cash to be handed to me
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Old 07-03-2013, 06:58 AM
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Welcome and thank you for sharing your knowledge.
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Old 07-03-2013, 08:36 AM
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So what saws do you run?
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Old 07-03-2013, 09:02 AM
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Yes, we do use Whittlesey's service to dispose of our wood. They've been a dependable service for us and I highly recommend using them for tree disposal or for mulching products. Here is their website for their Austin, TX locations:

Clydebusa, to answer your question about chainsaws.....for the last 7yrs we have depended on Stihl commercial grade saws. We've found that the smaller Stihl saws aren't and dependable in terms of durability but the commercial Stihl saws have been great pieces of equipment for our company and we've stuck with them. For our employees that have to handle them all day long, we know that the chainsaws have to be a reduced weight along with being powerful. Unfortunately in the tree service industry that can be difficult to find something perfect. Stihl has been the best solution to that challenge so far:
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Old 07-03-2013, 01:38 PM
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Welcome! Drive over to Pensacola & trim my trees & I'll video it & post it here. We both win! Ok, maybe I win more
Stihl Kombi System
028 Super, 066 Chainsaws, PP 800 Pole Saw
F-150, F-350 Trucks
Ariens Rear Tine Tiller
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