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Offline JC

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Re: future of Adelaide Hills SES
« Reply #25 on: September 25, 2007, 04:15:10 PM »
There area number of different felling courses you can do, the will give you qualifications to fell trees of certain sizes, ie 300mm, 800mm etc. Felling is a something that needs to be taken very seriously its a filtered dangerous job if your not sure what your doing. A course will only teach you so much, you need to put the skills into practice in different situations to become really competent at it.
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Re: future of Adelaide Hills SES
« Reply #26 on: September 25, 2007, 05:27:11 PM »
jasec how much tree felling have you done? (more out of interest)

Felling trees in amongst houses is a very difficult process however free felling when there is little on no assets other than yourself  is a much simpler proscess and doesn't take much more than a confident person with a chain saw and a bit of common sense.

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Re: future of Adelaide Hills SES
« Reply #27 on: September 25, 2007, 05:43:35 PM »
jasec how much tree felling have you done? (more out of interest)

Felling trees in amongst houses is a very difficult process however free felling when there is little on no assets other than yourself  is a much simpler proscess and doesn't take much more than a confident person with a chain saw and a bit of common sense.

This is why people need to do chainsaw courses, & tree falling courses...so they realise just how dangerous dropping a standing tree can be...

A lot more is required to drop a tree than a bit of common sense & a chainsaw - even if it is just the tree, with nothing else around it,  (who has a suitably qualified & expereinced & insured tree faller within the brigade) 

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Re: future of Adelaide Hills SES
« Reply #28 on: September 25, 2007, 06:55:16 PM »
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jasec how much tree felling have you done? (more out of interest)

Felling trees in amongst houses is a very difficult process however free felling when there is little on no assets other than yourself  is a much simpler proscess and doesn't take much more than a confident person with a chain saw and a bit of common sense.
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I did s/loads when i was with national sparks, it is a simple process to do it in a open area when you get it right, if you hang one up or it drops in the wrong direction your in a whole lotta strife.
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Re: future of Adelaide Hills SES
« Reply #29 on: September 25, 2007, 07:34:30 PM »
yep i sure know of the strife you can get into

 

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