Another day in my other office 60' up instead of on my michagan seat office

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by smcunningham, Apr 6, 2008.

  1. smcunningham

    smcunningham LawnSite Senior Member
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    more pics coming

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  2. smcunningham

    smcunningham LawnSite Senior Member
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    ditto...,,,,,,,,,

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  3. smcunningham

    smcunningham LawnSite Senior Member
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    Hope you all like em........

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  4. Fahzu

    Fahzu LawnSite Member
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    Nice ending.:cool2:
     
  5. trdtundra00

    trdtundra00 LawnSite Member
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    are those powerlines as close to those limbs as they look? and if so how did you fall them without hitting the lines?
     
  6. LawnBoy89

    LawnBoy89 LawnSite Senior Member
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    I just cut down 2 trees in a similiar situation I don't think they were quite as high they were maples probably around 45 ft high. I never really cut down too many trees before the first one took me about an hour the second one identical took me around 30 minutes lol.
     
  7. FearThisDeere

    FearThisDeere LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Cool pics. Too bad I'm scared to death of heights!
     
  8. smcunningham

    smcunningham LawnSite Senior Member
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    Yes, a cable and phone line ran straight threw the tree. on the other side of the tree a house feed (power line) ran under the two biggest limbs. Those limbs were cut in two sections each and a 4 to 1 mechanical advantage was rigged two pull them back up in to the tree and then swung around the tree then lowered down. Almost ever limb in this tree was rigged in one form or another.

    There's a house 20' on one side and a house 20' the other side a shed about 5' behind it, plus a white vinyl fence all the way around it... There was no way to speed line the limbs out of the area due to other trees and houses.

    By far the most challenging removal for me.. I did have a certified linesman there with us. A good buddy of mine...It helps to have that advantage when bidding tree removals when electricity is involved.
     
  9. PORTER 05

    PORTER 05 LawnSite Senior Member
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    sweet job, hardcore----cant believe you guys go all the way up ther.e freaks me out when i see companys doing it around here..

    i wouldnt hang my stuff though on customers fences and stuff, i try not to lean anything up again cars, houses fences ect, just incase sothing brakes you know-
     
  10. smcunningham

    smcunningham LawnSite Senior Member
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    Wish this tree would of took an hour....I spent about 5 straight hours in it.:cry:
     

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