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how did you learn to climb, compared to lawn service to tree service whats the percentage of work you do for each?
I could be wrong but I thought Brandon had said somewhere in here he focuses mainly on tree care.
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I had a friend who was a climber that "showed me the ropes" and I did a lot of reading and learned my rigging and knots, and off I went.
I would like to buy a chipper, but i one of those people who waits until I come across a killer deal, then jumps on it. That is how I will get one eventually. As for now, I only have to load my trailer, the unloading is the easy part.

I would say that about 50% of my work is trees, but it accounts for about 75% of my income. I did a job today that was removing a small pine, cottonwood, and trimming 2 libs off a Eucalyptus. I made $775 and did all the work myself.

But the landscaping work keep the money coming in and I can always count on it, even though you can make much more money working on trees, the work isnt as consistent.
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thats great for you, I do some work myself and other times theres just no way around it I have to get help on some jobs. It's hard finding people to want to do this kind of work. Be safe
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