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Ghidrah

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#1 posted 02-09-2015 07:36 PM

If it’s his property, get it in writing if he’s renting get the owner to sign off 1st. Also know most framing crews and or self props aren’t insured for tree cutting, be careful.

I had a cust 12 15 yrs or more back, I sidewalled one of his rentals, the property had a gorgeous 20 foot Japanese filigree maple beside the house. It was there Fri when I left, It was gone Mon when I came back. I called him ASAP, oh yeah I had some guy come over Sat to cut it down, it was blocking early morning sun. I nearly lost it, I asked him if he had any idea how much that tree was worth. The local nursery sold 3 to 4 footers for $100 – $130.00. A 10 footer at a garden show had a tag on it $6000.00 A local landscaper valued a mature 20’ maple at $1000.00 per foot retail, said he’d have paid $14000.00 for it and made a killing reselling it.

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