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OK, so it was just a huge branch...

OK, so it was just a LITTLE branch.


My client called and left a message asking if I can "remove a big branch that came down in a storm".

THAT is what I found when I got there. LOL!

I guess I can leave the 18" chain saw in the truck...




I put down the tarp to minimize any mess from sawing and broke out the crappy trimmer with the pole saw attachment...




Bzzzzttt! Bzzzzzttt! Bzzzzzttt! Done. LOL!





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I charged $75 including planting about 12 flowers up on the hill above the wall.

It took longer to plant the flowers than it did to remove the branch.
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So you moved the branch , laid a tarp then moved branch again... Then used a chain saw...why not leave the branch be, cut it a few times with loppers and be done with it? Your too perfect Hedge.
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So you moved the branch , laid a tarp then moved branch again... Then used a chain saw...why not leave the branch be, cut it a few times with loppers and be done with it? Your too perfect Hedge.
Haha!

I just pulled the tarp under it. The main part was too big for loppers, so I used the saw. It was faster than doing it with a hand saw. Zip. Zip. That's it.
I had to go through a tiny breezeway, otherwise I'd have just dragged it down to the truck. It wouldn't have fit through without risk of breaking something, so I cut it up.

I don't like to leave a mess. I did a small tree removal last season and the lady later commented that she was surprised how tidy everything was afterward.
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