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Old January 1st, 2019, 01:27 PM
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Happy new years to all
Hope i can do my maple this year
Fell off the roof when cleaning my chimney in october
About 18 ft
Broke 6 ribs, bruised lung, damaged liver and spleen
Still have a hard time moving around

But did get some little improvements dine to my sugar shack in September
Added new doors and added a bump out to get my work area out of the way
Should make a big differencs
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Old January 1st, 2019, 06:43 PM
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Ouch! Hope you are fully recovered for the sap season.
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Old January 2nd, 2019, 10:11 AM
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Wow, that is why I now hire a chimney sweep, even though in my younger days I did several roofing jobs.
As far as doing maple, just let your body tell you what you can do. Don't risk further injury so you will be back to 100% next year if need be.
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Old January 12th, 2019, 02:45 PM

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Wow, what a way to start the New Year huh? Maybe you can do a scaled back version of production, just a few trees or something? I agree with others, let your body tell you what you are up to. Unless you have someone around, friend or something, who you can do the physical work under your supervision. Great way for someone to learn about it.
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