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Just the right size for an arborist

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Just the right size for an arborist

The right tool for the right job(trees)...I won't be touching the giants with this one..it's just for pruning and limbing. Less work than my fiskars pruning saw!



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nice bit of kit there :)

14 Feb, 2011

 

Those things terrify me! You take care Lori..I'd stick with the pruning saw if it was up to me!

14 Feb, 2011

 

Thanks Paul... and deserving of great respect, Karen.
The method of use of a chainsaw was another of the many things I thank my Dad for...he used one of the old monsters...heavy, fatiguing and miserably reluctant to start at times, those things could kill you if you were tired or preoccupied. (this little one probably could too.) We had a woodlot when I was a child and my father taught me a lot of stuff that I'm only able to really use now! It's interesting how much comes back. I've forgotten many things from the past...but I was in the forest for a short time..and the names of trees and birds, and forestry terms started flooding back. Wow...great experience.

14 Feb, 2011

 

I love the way your new home has reunited you with so many memories of your Dad! :)

14 Feb, 2011

 

: - ) ....He'd love it here.

14 Feb, 2011

 

: - ) x

14 Feb, 2011

 

nice saw Lori...i have treated myself to an electric one..it is about the same size. no good for big chopping but great for the smaller stuff. we have to provide wood to our campers in the summer...last year i got a free delivery of 6-ten inch branches and it was fun cutting them up with the saw. my brother comes with his saw for bigger jobs.

15 Feb, 2011

 

Good for you, Sandra. I was thinking that I'd like to have an electric one ...don't like the fumes and mucky oil and mixing fuel...but if I need to work in the bush...I don't think they make extension cords that long! lol...
It's very light... manual says that without the blade and chain the motor weighs only 7.5 lbs....the whole saw is very light and with a 14 inch blade I won't be doing any heavy cutting! I understand that they are intimidating but I don't have the physical energy to use muscle power anymore.

15 Feb, 2011

 

Thats why i got it Lori...lol It takes me ages to saw things Julian says I do it wrong....the cord is retricting but i have a 50 metre extention and that just about reaches evrywhere here. I have this image of you with a HUGE roll of wire. :-}
I'm only just getting used to mine but i find it so much fun. have u tried carving with it? you see such lovely mushrooms and alike carved with chain saws.

15 Feb, 2011

 

Yes...I have a very dead elm standing beside the apple tree. I plan to carve the stump...a gnome or a large snail shell. lol... Carving is where the electrics really shine. Gas and oil is so smelly and unhealthy. Will be keeping an eye out for an electric..If I have two..I never have to share! Just have to pay attention ...wouldn't do to mistakenly cut the extension cord...shocking!

15 Feb, 2011

 

look forward to seeing your carving...and i always use a trip switch with mine. safty first :-)

16 Feb, 2011

 

Definitely! : - ))

16 Feb, 2011

 

Lori:

I guess you'll need that big chainsaw with all those big tree branches on that huge property of yours. :>)

9 Mar, 2011

 

Ah, it's a goldilocks place, D1...not too small, not too big...but Just Right for me! lol.

9 Mar, 2011

 

Lori:

By San Diego urban lot standards, it's gigantic. :>)

10 Mar, 2011

 

Am I right to suppose that your climate has a great deal to do with the price of land? For so many years here in Canada, the aging sector of the population has harkened to the halcyon call of California! supply and demand?
Part of the reason Terry and I are here is because it offers a low population density...Terry says that ideally he would like a population density of two persons per hundred square miles!! lol... The best thing about our new place is the dark skies...the moon seems hung from the trees ...and orion's belt bejewels the night sky. Makes a person wax poetic. And the air is soooo clean.

11 Mar, 2011

 

Lori:

You most certainly are correct. We pay the sunshine tax here in San Diego...everything is expensive...however, not as expensive as the San Francisco Bay Area, where I lived for many years.

17 Mar, 2011



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