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    Priorities - #1: tree



    Oh no! One of my hammock trees! (See gallery.)
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    http://www.hammockforums.net/gallery...imageuser=1180Thats not good, hope the house is ok?
    But you got lots of firewood!
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    Ouch! That's just all around bad. The tree probably looked sound before the wind took it down, right?
    .. truly to enjoy bodily warmth, some small part of you must be cold, for there is no quality in this world that is not what it is merely by contrast. Nothing exists in itself. If you flatter yourself that you are all over comfortable, and have been so a long time, then you cannot be said to be comfortable any more. - Herman Melville

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    OH MAN ... glad no one was hurt. A 44 year old guy here in central NC (Denton) was killed moments after leaving home to go hunting last night when a 8" pine dropped on the cab of his pickup as he drove down the road. Crushed the cab flat. Killed instantly. All those high winds after the flooding rain Tuesday night.

    Ya'll be safe out there ... the trees they be falling all over the place this week!

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    You can tell a dedicated hammock hanger when he laments the loss of a hammock hangin' tree with no regard for his house the tree fell upon!

    I hope the damage is minimal... good luck!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MacEntyre View Post
    You can tell a dedicated hammock hanger when he laments the loss of a hammock hangin' tree with no regard for his house the tree fell upon!

    I hope the damage is minimal... good luck!

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    LOL.. took the words out of my mouth MacEntyre!

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    Quote Originally Posted by stormcrow View Post
    LOL.. took the words out of my mouth MacEntyre!
    Good thing he wasn't out testing a newly purchased Crow's Nest! Thing might have sling shot him into the next county!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawk-eye View Post
    Good thing he wasn't out testing a newly purchased Crow's Nest! Thing might have sling shot him into the next county!
    Or kept the tree from falling over.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fulminated View Post
    Or kept the tree from falling over.
    NOW THERE WOULD BE THE TRUE DESTRUCTIVE TEST FOR A WHOOPIE SLING!


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    Awwww, man. We had some nasty winds yesterday, didn't we. Power out all over the place. Trees and large branches down. Things were blowing off our building roof at work. Sorry it took your tree. Like others said, hope your house is not badly damaged.

    PS: Time to cement in a pole. I hang from our deck and a clothes line pole. It works.
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