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Old 07-24-2010, 12:12 AM   #11
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very nice Bobby, I like it

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Old 09-07-2010, 07:45 PM   #12
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You are a genius! I set up a trellis like you outlined in your video. I just harvested my hops with great ease. I simply loosened the tension on the top line until it lowered to withing safe reach from a ladder. Worked perfectly.

Thanks for all you do.


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Old 09-07-2010, 08:08 PM   #13
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Cool, glad it worked well. I've lowered mine 4 times already since there's a huge delay between harvest times.The cones way up top are always ready early for me. I have enough line coming down from the horizontals that I can lower it all the way to the ground and still be able to pull it back tight. I added some awesome rope tensioning doohickies this year that I found by the rope in Lowes. I can't find a picture online to show you.
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Old 09-07-2010, 08:13 PM   #14
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I am planning on replacing the eyebolts with pulleys next year. I found it a bit tough to re-tension the trellis with the load on the top line. There was a scary-huge bow in the upright until I gave the bines some manual lift. I think the pulley will do the trick. P.S. The hops did so good this first year that I am planning on doubling my hop yard next year!

P.S. check out this bad boy!

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Old 09-08-2010, 01:13 AM   #15
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Genius is right!!!!!
Here is how I ended up so far this season (my first season)!

Thanks again Bobby

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