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    Crazy. People don't realize how much weight/power those suckers have. My mom had a huge (~18" diameter) oak branch come down out of a tree in her backyard. Crushed a chain link fence. I went up and started cutting it up, but got very nervous because it was wedged about 30' up the tree while the small end lay on the ground. I cut it back little by little until I got to the initial ground contact. At that point, I knew that at any point it could shift and that huge branch would come down out of the tree unpredictably. I strategically placed myself behind another tree as I was cutting. Glad I did because that sucker spun and bounced up and smacked the tree I was behind. /deep breath!
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      I've had my share of close calls. But so many of the vids above show a rope on the tree, but it's too slack to do any good. It has to be kept tight the whole time, and ropes can break. I have about 120' of 1/4 inch chain that I use. I have a couple more big trees to get down this fall, one could fall on my house if I don't get it done soon.
      Marc

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