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Don't break this one.

Discussion in 'Forestry Operations' started by Truck Shop, May 4, 2021.

  1. Truck Shop

    Truck Shop Senior Member

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    Imagine being a faller and seeing it break when it hit the ground, you would probably receive your walking papers. If not everyone on the crew would be giving you crap for the next year I would think.

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    What a cool picture.

    That reminds me of an old acquaintance of mine that was tasked with the selection and felling of three gigantic Sitka spruce trees on POW Isle that were gifted to a Hawaiian Native group from Sealaska to build a traditional sailing canoe. The pain, stress and anxiety of dropping a tree like that so it doesn’t explode into kindling must be intense. Chuck said that was a high point of his career.

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    Truckers don’t have it so easy either in my opinion.
     
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    53F132CE-0BDE-4377-BDD8-5B69F1408CFC.jpeg Chuck's logs sitting at the Bishop Museum in Hawaii.
     
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    The lead driver has nothing to worry about, get in and go like hell, if it falls off it's the second drivers fault.
     
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    I was thinking more along the lines of a tight corner (keep left) and it folding in the middle.
    Real ingenuity there.