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d_mckenney at conknet.com
Sat Oct 4 08:43:49 EST 1997
Excuse me, it is entirely conceivable that one could drive a spike in a
tree and not have it seen by a logger and not found until hit by a saw or,
perhaps, found by a metal detector.
Joseph Zorzin <redoak at forestmeister.com> wrote in article
<34359033.2151 at forestmeister.com>...
> catherine yronwode wrote:
> > Spiking trees WITHOUT announcing that they had been spiked would not
> > prevent logging because if no one knew that the stand had been spiked,
> > they would just go ahead and log.
> Where on the tree were these spikes put??? It's catagorically IMPOSSIBLE
> that anyone could drive a spike into a tree and the logger wouldn't see
> it. Just impossible. Loggers look at trees very, very carefully before
> they try to drop'em. If the spike is higher than the loggers cut and the
> logger noticed it several feet up- you'd think he/she would mark that
> spot so the problem could be dealt with by bucking out that section.
> Something just doesn't sound true about this. I suspect that any injury
> occuring at a mill DID NOT occur as a result of purposeful spiking but
> instead was caused by some other problem.
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