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Post  Old Hippie on 5/13/2011, 7:25 pm

Here's a link to a video of the work my SIL does. He is an arborist and has his own business. Most of the time he climbs without spurs but when he is taking a tree down as in this case, he does use spurs. He is quite amazing and traffic literally comes to a stop so people can watch him at times.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UEb86DW5oXg

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Post  camprn on 5/13/2011, 7:35 pm

Oh Man!!! I need that dude to come to my place and do some work!!! Love the Super Hero/007 theme! thanks for sharing!!!! Very Happy

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Post  BackyardBirdGardner on 5/13/2011, 7:45 pm

Arborists have most definitely mastered an artform. I couldn't fathom doing what they do everyday.

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Post  Old Hippie on 5/13/2011, 8:35 pm

I tease him and say "Trust a kid from the prairies to want to cut down all the trees!" But he IS very good at his job.

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Post  sfg4uKim on 5/13/2011, 8:40 pm

I'd be the idiot standing on the branch and cutting the wrong side. Shocked

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Post  middlemamma on 5/13/2011, 10:00 pm

Love the video!

Thanks for sharing!

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Post  CindiLou on 5/14/2011, 1:14 am

Great video! I have a 70 foot scotch pine that could be used for a prop for him...lol

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Post  Old Hippie on 5/14/2011, 1:51 am

ksroman wrote:I'd be the idiot standing on the branch and cutting the wrong side. Shocked

LOL! Well, I wouldn't even go UP there!

I am hoping he will use this on his website. Not that he really needs to. Although he has been in business only two years, he already has more work than he can handle.

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