• CurSedVoyce's Avatar
    7 Hours Ago
    My experience as well. We operate the same way.
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  • CurSedVoyce's Avatar
    7 Hours Ago
    YVW, enjoy. Best devise I have found that makes the transition of teaching some one that knows old school Ddrt and DRT and bring them more into the dark side.
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  • CurSedVoyce's Avatar
    20 Hours Ago
    If you mean the original, yes. It fits both.
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  • CurSedVoyce's Avatar
    20 Hours Ago
    Be careful Fi.
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  • CurSedVoyce's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    http://www.wesspur.com/ascenders/mechanical-friction-hitches.html#asc184-h
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  • CurSedVoyce's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    I think you are talking about the big nut on the side of the oil pan Brian? Where the dipstick tube goes in? Bad design, the more you tighten, the worse it will leak. The o ring seal is on the inside of the pan. The nut pulls the flange against it and the pan. There is a cheat so you don't have to pull the motor. But if you take that nut off, you have to capture the part to keep it from falling in the pan. Engine removal to retrieve after that. Some say a brass brush for gun cleaning in a calibre (don't remember which one) that will be a tight fit with a string attached does the trick so you can remove the seal, replace it and then the nut. I imagine same could be negotiated with a needle nose type vise grip holding it. You Tube is your friend with a lot on a 7.3
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  • CurSedVoyce's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    Wow, Thanks B. I am flattered. I really just write it off to paying attention..... Just got back from a Boy Scout outing. Had horrible connectivity up at Fremont Peak. Towers every where, but hardly a steady signal. Only when we went to the beach or in town could I up load or text..... Kids had a great time. They have an observatory up there, many amateur types and our scout leader brought his 8". Awesome times. Levi wants to be an astrophysicist some day. He was in heaven, so to speak.
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  • CurSedVoyce's Avatar
    2 Days Ago
    Not really Reg. The gap at the codoms was terribly tight towards the end. I made the cut towards the middle instead of boring it. No pinch on the saw that way. He would lift and they would float away towards the road. Load never passed over me.
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  • CurSedVoyce's Avatar
    2 Days Ago
    Nice truck Reg! Won't pull fast, but she'll pull. Here some picts from caning the remainder of the stem. Better Stig? Out camping with the scouts this weekend. Just came down to the beach from Fremont Peak. No Internet up there.
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  • CurSedVoyce's Avatar
    3 Days Ago
    Damn Pete, that is seriously ugly. I had to use the basket on the crane today after two picks and some binding of the trunk and a branch union. Nasty bugger. Don't know if Mike got and pics. Nail on the head Stig. Hate these dead buggers. Some fodder from yesterday after rigging some logs off so the crane handled the last 4 picks over an electric box and a drop off. Used the crane to load them onto and into trailers and went to the next nasty. Levi in the pics for reference.
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  • Benjo75's Avatar
    3 Days Ago
    I use it mostly from the ground. But occasionally from the bucket. It's good for the bushier trees where the brush can just fall. I also use it and a throwline to do some rigging that's just out of reach. You'd be surprised how much roof clearance you can do just by being on the roof with a pp and good throwline skills.
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  • CurSedVoyce's Avatar
    5 Days Ago
    Top it they asked? No says I. Probably already dead from beetle attack and topping not only bad for the tree, but the turpine Released from topping will probably draw the beetles in to finish the job. So today, we start dismantle after someone else topped it. All stripped and chipped today. Upper topping at 100 feet. Tomorrow, negative blocking and gin pole now that the codoms are stropped in two places. Crane on Friday for the larger wood before we go crane out a nasty cracked and dead oak.
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  • CurSedVoyce's Avatar
    5 Days Ago
    Condolences Mario. May there be peace.
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  • CurSedVoyce's Avatar
    5 Days Ago
    Bid the job by the tree adding them all up. Remember that clean up and wood removal can be 1/3 to 1/2 of the entire bid. http://masterblasterhome.com/showthread.php?19429-45-Trees-3-climbers-3-weeks-of-residential-logging
    109 replies | 1937 view(s)
  • CurSedVoyce's Avatar
    1 Week Ago
    You don't want to be the cheap solution. You want to provide a good service that is considered a good value. This goes a long way with the working class and fixed income folks.
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  • CurSedVoyce's Avatar
    1 Week Ago
    HH with Prussia and the new Holster tending link from WesSpur. Prussia cordage is my cooing however.
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  • CurSedVoyce's Avatar
    1 Week Ago
    Exactly... Also, it is part of closing the deal. Pull out the book, show them all the names in front of them... Then book em danno.
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  • CurSedVoyce's Avatar
    1 Week Ago
    Referred to as alpha
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  • CurSedVoyce's Avatar
    1 Week Ago
    For example, took down 6 smallish to medium sized pine, chipped, bucked logs, material stayed on site.... 1600.00 Lady asked wood to be removed 2 years later, solo truck, trailer, dingo, 800.00 transport to my free dump site for burning. SO add another c note or two labor to burn. Only reason it was not more money, is that she opted to keep some of the smaller logs for a dog training obstacle course. If you get under bid, stop dancing around the customer and walk away. How many others liked your bid on different jobs and did you make enough money... Really pay attention and ask yourself, divide by hours and make sure you are not making store clerk wages. Take 40% off the gross to fix and buy shat before you ask yourself if YOU made enough.
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  • CurSedVoyce's Avatar
    1 Week Ago
    3 here as well. Sometimes have to drop to two if a prune. Depending on the pruning work.
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  • Benjo75's Avatar
    1 Week Ago
    Yeah Butch I think they're adjusted right. I've moved them all around. I just have bony shins and the plastic on the front seems to cut in to my leg. I guess I need a piece of carpet in between.
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  • Benjo75's Avatar
    1 Week Ago
    Looks good. I use the pole gaffs. They're a little tricky on rough bark trees such as the bottom few feet of a bull pine and stupid Hackberry. But you'll like pole gaffs in the top. As Butch said "get 'em". I was looking through an old tool bin yesterday and there must be 10 pair of old spurs in there. I finally decided on Bashlins with the Buc pads. They're the most comfortable to me right now. Had them about ten years. I have a brand new pair of Geckos. Only been on them about 30 minutes total. They dig into my bony shins something terrible. Everyone else seems to love them though. I've been thinking about getting some velcro pads pads for the Bashlins though.
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