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by Kapn.K
Tue Jun 15, 2010 8:39 am
Forum: Florida
Topic: Live Oak Tree, Christmas, FL
Replies: 13
Views: 6656

Re: Live Oak Tree, Christmas, FL

Christmas? We're practically neighbors. I live in Titusville.
by Kapn.K
Tue Jun 15, 2010 8:37 am
Forum: Post Here First - Introduce Yourself
Topic: The New Guy. Steve from FL
Replies: 9
Views: 1906

Re: The New Guy. Steve from FL

Thanks for the welcome, everyone.
Steve
by Kapn.K
Mon Jun 14, 2010 8:17 am
Forum: Forest Preservation and Conservation
Topic: What Happens When BP Spills Coffee? (Video)
Replies: 9
Views: 2164

Re: What Happens When BP Spills Coffee? (Video)

Don wrote:What's worse than a BP oil spill? A BP oil spill followed shortly after by another Katrina...
As a Florida native, that subject comes up frequently at work, the airwaves, etc. We don't even need a Katrina. The first gulf hurricane will be disastrous in it's efficiency.
Steve
by Kapn.K
Mon May 31, 2010 10:43 am
Forum: Post Here First - Introduce Yourself
Topic: The New Guy. Steve from FL
Replies: 9
Views: 1906

Re: The New Guy. Steve from FL

Thank you, Ed. I looked through the faq's, etc to see if this info was available but you've answered my q's.
Steve
by Kapn.K
Fri May 28, 2010 10:39 am
Forum: Urban Forests, Trees, and Landscapes
Topic: My insurance company wants me to butcher my oak.
Replies: 5
Views: 1918

Re: My insurance company wants me to butcher my oak.

I know why they want it. I am in hurricane country. My view is this thing has been here next to the house for at least 45 years(when the house was built). It's seen some hurricanes. I'm willing to bet the person that reviewed the inspection has no tree knowledge and just thinks trees over roof="bad"...
by Kapn.K
Thu May 27, 2010 9:22 pm
Forum: Post Here First - Introduce Yourself
Topic: The New Guy. Steve from FL
Replies: 9
Views: 1906

Re: Steve, the New Guy.

Yes we do. I just recently moved to and old country club called Royal Oak. I tried replying to one of your questions and posting a new topic about my oak dilemma in the live oak project forum but they have to be approved by a mod. How long does that last? Is it a time thing or number of posts? I was...
by Kapn.K
Thu May 27, 2010 9:14 pm
Forum: Urban Forests, Trees, and Landscapes
Topic: My insurance company wants me to butcher my oak.
Replies: 5
Views: 1918

My insurance company wants me to butcher my oak.

Last Thurs my agent called on behalf of my insurer, requesting pics of my trees being trimmed back from overhanging the roof. I told her it was the first I had heard of any of it. The insurer sent an inspector out Mar 2nd. I just bought this house in January, new policy, etc. I told her to email me ...
by Kapn.K
Thu May 27, 2010 8:55 pm
Forum: Live Oak Project
Topic: Live Oak Mechanics
Replies: 10
Views: 32352

Re: Oak Trees are awesome

Bob, Wow! Way cool. Trees are truly amazing. Thats a lot of weight to hold horizontally. I wonder how would you do a PSI count where the limb meets the Trunk? Bob any idea! Larry PSI is the term used for compressive stress(stress=F/Area). Tensile stress is under tension. Keep in mind I haven't crac...
by Kapn.K
Thu May 27, 2010 8:10 pm
Forum: Post Here First - Introduce Yourself
Topic: The New Guy. Steve from FL
Replies: 9
Views: 1906

The New Guy. Steve from FL

Good Evening ENTS. My name is Steve and I live in Central Florida. I'm a web server admin at the Space Center. I just stumbled upon ENTS and this forum, today. I've always enjoyed plants and trees as a hobby. I have a live oak that needs help(not sick, it is mighty). I will start a topic in the live...

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