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#12554494 - 12/28/17 01:49 PM Cmast Trees
erittmueller Offline
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Registered: 07/25/15
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Loc: Irving/Valley Ranch
About how many cinder blocks are needed to keep your avg size trees down?

Eric

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#12554504 - 12/28/17 01:53 PM Re: Cmast Trees [Re: erittmueller]
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Registered: 10/04/04
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Loc: Denton County
Plan on 3 in my opinion.

I think its more cost effective to build weights out of sakrete and bent rebar to tie on to. Use only bucks and plant bucks. Cheap and heavy. Just more work.
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#12554541 - 12/28/17 02:27 PM Re: Cmast Trees [Re: erittmueller]
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Registered: 11/26/02
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Loc: Yantis, TX
Are you talking 8X8X8 or 8X8X16 blocks?

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#12554542 - 12/28/17 02:27 PM Re: Cmast Trees [Re: erittmueller]
GIG'EM AGGIES Offline
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Probably already know this but if you're needing some trees Home Depot is a dump spot for people getting rid of their trees. They'll probably let you have all you want. Not telling you how to sink them but I've had good success sinking them standing up and they're easier to fish. Sakcrete in a 5 gallon bucket will do the trick.
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#12554620 - 12/28/17 03:21 PM Re: Cmast Trees [Re: GIG'EM AGGIES]
Fishbonz Offline
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Originally Posted By: GIG'EM AGGIES
Probably already know this but if you're needing some trees Home Depot is a dump spot for people getting rid of their trees. They'll probably let you have all you want. Not telling you how to sink them but I've had good success sinking them standing up and they're easier to fish. Sakcrete in a 5 gallon bucket will do the trick.
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#12555679 - 12/29/17 10:18 AM Re: Cmast Trees [Re: erittmueller]
erittmueller Offline
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Solid, thanks yall!

Eric

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#12559298 - 01/01/18 08:51 AM Re: Cmast Trees [Re: chickenman]
jfe Offline
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Registered: 02/06/14
Posts: 113
Originally Posted By: chickenman
Plan on 3 in my opinion.

I think its more cost effective to build weights out of sakrete and bent rebar to tie on to. Use only bucks and plant bucks. Cheap and heavy. Just more work.


Bucks?? What does that mean?


Edited by jfe (01/01/18 08:52 AM)

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#12559334 - 01/01/18 09:20 AM Re: Cmast Trees [Re: erittmueller]
marktx Offline
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Registered: 04/05/02
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Loc: Kemp
Think he meant buckets

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#12559385 - 01/01/18 09:53 AM Re: Cmast Trees [Re: erittmueller]
Bubbler Offline
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Registered: 11/30/12
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Loc: DFW
Do I burn the tree first

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#12560223 - 01/01/18 06:52 PM Re: Cmast Trees [Re: jfe]
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Buckets. My apology.
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#12560506 - 01/01/18 09:00 PM Re: Cmast Trees [Re: erittmueller]
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Burn the Christmas trees and go find some hardwood
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