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    With throw or pole gear you can often move the...

    With throw or pole gear you can often move the line further out for a re-direct using another limb to hold it (sling and carabiners , crotch , whatever) can save alot of effort just getting to the...
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    Yeah , that's why I picked Oakland for an...

    Yeah , that's why I picked Oakland for an example ....
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    West Cost power cuts

    ... has to be damn inconvenient , but accidentally burning a whole valley and killing eighty five people isn't very cool either. What's a Power Company to do ? Seems alot of customers are down...
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    Yep , seen that one at customer's ponds , big...

    Yep , seen that one at customer's ponds , big birds = big feeders
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    Used to be quite rare around here , seems their...

    Used to be quite rare around here , seems their numbers are up though from my watching
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    Had no idea he played Fela's band.Learn something...

    Had no idea he played Fela's band.Learn something new in every obituary I guess...
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    Yeah saw that on FB , powerhouse groundbreaking ...

    Yeah saw that on FB , powerhouse groundbreaking rocker for sure. Real tour dog too so he gets extra credit in my book.
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    I like ! ..all good topics , the Mentor part...

    I like ! ..all good topics , the Mentor part utmost critical to me ... Fatigue management utmost critical as well.
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    With my gear I prefer Steel over Fiberglass ......

    With my gear I prefer Steel over Fiberglass ... but they are both quite doable safely
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    My condolences as well Daniel ... "To Lay Me...

    My condolences as well Daniel ... "To Lay Me Down" , damn that song really goes there
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    ... he was also just an interesting and quite...

    ... he was also just an interesting and quite humble Cat fo sure. Saw him a few times in different formats as I was lucky. Told some great stories as well.
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    Cool video fo sure

    Cool video fo sure
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    .... I live in my own small world and had NO...

    .... I live in my own small world and had NO idea such a thing existed , agreed it looks like crap.
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    Heli Line Clearance

    ... call me old and opinionated but it's probably one of the more stupid ideas out there.Google Treeline Helicopters and videos come right up , they swing a ridiculous gang saw for their fantastic...
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    Yep , I've wondered about that and resultant...

    Yep , I've wondered about that and resultant effect on production. Even the autofeed breaks.
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    My small Morbark is Diesel ... Have rented and...

    My small Morbark is Diesel ... Have rented and run many before buying. Diesel is more powerful fuel to start with plus more economical use of said fuel. Best Gas engines on Chippers are generally...
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    ... I Ioved the shape ( had one now gone). Yes...

    ... I Ioved the shape ( had one now gone). Yes about the sound but I ran foamies w it. On the plus side that brim design can't be beat for glare looking up and shedding rain. Classic really.
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    ... Yep , sold mine with the three strand...

    ... Yep , sold mine with the three strand because. Generally pull with small or medium come along s then move up to the Tirfor for bigs. Though for the money and ease the Masdams are fine.
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    If direction doesn't matter , size up the easiest...

    If direction doesn't matter , size up the easiest lay. Lean is the obvious factor but getting a dead top through the other standing tops.
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    Oldie for sure ... Mebbee once a year at the...

    Oldie for sure ... Mebbee once a year at the Fair. Be tough to actually run that all day long
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    ....racist ? me ? , Because I hate Japanese Knot...

    ....racist ? me ? , Because I hate Japanese Knot Weed ... It's invasive !
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    Amazing how quickly things go South (seconds on a...

    Amazing how quickly things go South (seconds on a watch)... Seems a fine line between a "close call" and utter friggin' disaster
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    ... Ha , I'm a Luddite , plus it's years ago. I...

    ... Ha , I'm a Luddite , plus it's years ago. I think the Chippercide attempt might have been Minn. Incident that tore me off the thread every day was fatal in Conn. State job , Climber in an Oak...
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    Well Kudos to his Wife at least for trying to...

    Well Kudos to his Wife at least for trying to help you , both of you know he's got a problem. (I suppose I'd take the DeWalt and forget the Cash as well considering)
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    This thread has value and I probably will check...

    This thread has value and I probably will check it from time to time. For years on TB I checked a similar thread daily ... I always thought it helped me to stay aware. Eventually I quit doing it as I...
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