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Re: Diameter callipers

Subject: Re: Diameter callipers
From: elsteadbysea
Date: Aug 13 2019 18:26:46
Get it wrong for a 5837 report and it could be rubbished!Kind regardsPhillip 
Ellis Sent from Samsung tablet.
-------- Original message --------From: Bill Anderson 
<anderson.arb.original@xxxxxx.com> Date: 13/08/2019  18:35  (GMT+00:00) To: 
UK Tree Care <uktc@xxxxxx.tree-care.info> Subject: Re: Diameter callipers 
Just guess at it Graham, you're unlikely to be far out. And greateraccuracy 
than a generous estimate is unlikely to be needed.Bill.On Tue, 13 Aug 2019 at 
18:29, steve vessey <steve.vessey73@xxxxxx.com> wrote:> Hi>> If the level of 
accuracy is not a high priority and the trees are not too> big you could try 
a normal carpenters tape? I use one in forestry surveys> for a quick idea of 
diameter.> Failing that try Sorbus international or Buxtons for calipers. 
Prices range> from £60 upwards depending on size. Or go for the high end 
pairs with gator> eyes which use 2 green lasers to determine diameter. Price 
for these are> about £800 though I think?>> Tree Generation> Lincolnshire> 
07719 XXXXXX>> On Tue, 13 Aug 2019, 17:41 Graham Joyce, 
<gmj@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx.co.uk>> wrote:>> > Dear all> >> > having spent 
another brambly afternoon on a wet Devon bank failing to> > retrieve the 
loose end of a diameter tape, I’m wondering if there’s an> > easier way. Has 
anyone out there tried using forestry callipers to> measure> > dbh? If so has 
anyone got any suggestions as to a useful make? I realise> > it’s not as 
accurate as a diameter tape, but times and places...> >> > Thanks> >> >> >> 

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Managing Director> > Advanced Arboriculture Ltd> > Venmore Barn> > 
Woodbury> > Exeter> > Devon> > EX5 1LD> >> >> >> >> >> >> 
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