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Blog entry by Sailor posted 10-21-2013 at 07:17 PM 953 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Had to take down a tree at work today so I broke out the video camera and had a little fun doing it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWaWAfAtFHE

It was just a dead tree in a front yard. It was a rental house I was working on (not one of mine) and the tree could do some damage if it fell the wrong way.

Thanks for watching!

-- Dothan, Alabama Check out my woodworking blog! http://woodworkingtrip.blogspot.com/ Also my Youtube Channel's Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/SailingAndSuch



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Roger

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#1 posted 10-22-2013 at 03:41 AM

Nice one, Superman… lol

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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punk

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#2 posted 10-22-2013 at 04:49 AM

you sure can tell someone that is young and healthy good job

-- Punk in PA

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gfadvm

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#3 posted 10-22-2013 at 06:08 PM

Oh to be that young and stout!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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doubleDD

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#4 posted 10-22-2013 at 08:07 PM

Cool video. But I like the sound of the chainsaw.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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shopdog

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#5 posted 10-23-2013 at 04:46 AM

Hard work is good, but I would have brought a chain, and let the truck do the work.

-- Steve-- http://www.urbanexteriors.biz

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#6 posted 10-26-2013 at 01:57 AM

Don’t give up your sailing Job!!

Same as gfadvm !!

-- Regards Robert

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Mip

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#7 posted 10-26-2013 at 07:09 PM

About ten years ago, I worked for a residential building company out in Walled Lake, Michigan, and the boss wanted me to take out a 4X4 sign post that was buried in the front yard. At the time, it was the middle of winter, which meant that I couldn’t dig that post out; the ground was frozen. I noticed that there was a big knot just at the base where the post jutted out of the ground. So I squared off like a line backer, put my shoulder into it and hit it as hard as I could. Broke that post right at the knot. Feeling cocky, I started looking around for something else I could topple. Finding nothing, I called it a day. That broken piece is probably still buried in the ground; never did dig it up. Doing work like this puts the man back in manual labor.

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