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Re: Cavity Treatment

Subject: Re: Cavity Treatment
From: Simon Pryce Arboriculture
Date: Feb 29 2012 21:14:08
I think the idea is to use them in heavily decayed trunks with very thin
walls of sound wood, so a solid mass in the middle prevents it going
oval and buckling [hosepipe failure]. Gabions would be a good choice as
they are solid, but permable to air and water and reasonably vandal proof.

Most of the ones I've seen are big cubes, but I guess it wouldn't be too
difficult to get the cage custom built and possibly fill it on site.


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