Removing a Widow-Maker Tree with a Rope

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George A. Finn III

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Hi! I am Drew Finn here for Expert Village.com. We are going to discuss how to cut down a tree safely today. This video is brought to you by Black Dog Video. You can visit it on blackdogvideo.biz. Okay, it is hung up on these trees, what we are going to do is pull it up the hill… big guy… We have tied off to a bottom, we are going to attach it to a truck and pull the base. One thing you got to make sure is that you have cut all the way through the bottom. This one went over slow; it’s not a great angle, so I have to cut underneath to make sure we are all the way through. So, I have tied the heavy rope on it. I am going to bring it up, attach it to the truck and give it a pull.