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    Sequoia Giants

    How long of a strap would you figure would be needed for this baby? General Grant Tree, Sequoia National Forrest.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Greg Dunlap View Post
    How long of a strap would you figure would be needed for this baby? General Grant Tree, Sequoia National Forrest.
    Hmmm.... 14ft diameter x 3.14 = 43 ft plus some. It would be quite a chore getting it around as well!
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    That tree is HUGE! Had to google search it. 28.9 foot diameter at 4.5 feet above ground gives you almost 91 inches of circumference. That's a whole lotta tree strap!

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    umm, Jay, that would be 91 FEET! The other thing about hanging from Gen. Grant? The closest tree to share a hang would make the span about 100 ft. How high would you need to set the tree straps to accomplish 30* and a chair level seat?

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    Quote Originally Posted by olzeke View Post
    umm, Jay, that would be 91 FEET!
    DOH! That's what I meant to say.

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    maybe yu can just find a piece of strong bark on the side of one to tie off too,, Besides,,,I think we are all dreaming when it comes to tieing to Gen Grant. I think the Nat. Park Service would have a real fit.!

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    Wow, those old timers have seen lots of history. Betcha couldnt get within 20 feet of that thing before some overealous park ranger tackled ya...
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