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Old 09-10-2012, 09:54 AM   #41
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Were planted on prob roughly 1.75 acres right now. Local breweries that ive talked to said they would def buy (as long as quality is there) of course. And then of course hoping to sell to homebrewers etc. all that good stuff
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Old 09-10-2012, 09:59 PM   #42
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Were planted on prob roughly 1.75 acres right now. Local breweries that ive talked to said they would def buy (as long as quality is there) of course. And then of course hoping to sell to homebrewers etc. all that good stuff
That's awesome... Best of luck!! Always wished I had some extra land to grow some....

 
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Old 09-10-2012, 10:06 PM   #43
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This is super cool. I wish you the best!

 
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Old 04-11-2013, 11:42 AM   #44
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Guess a little update for the new year. Poles are in. Top trellis is abut done. Waiting on the bale of coir to show up to start stringjng and training. Facebook page is also listed below. U can see all the poles debarked and tar applied. And then too trellis getting done.


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Old 04-11-2013, 01:22 PM   #45
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Wow must not like the guy on top of that ladder Setup looks good, but what i really want to know is the specs on that tractor. Looking to get a small one myself.

 
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Old 04-11-2013, 01:59 PM   #46
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Yeah, I don't envy the guy on the ladder. We will be using a hay wagon with boards across the top to work on the tops of the poles.

For the end posts that you angled, will you be tying them down to an anchor, and if so what angle are you putting the anchor at compared to the top of the angled pole?

Once you are all set up this season we want to come down and check our your place.

 
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Old 04-11-2013, 03:15 PM   #47
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Yeah, I don't envy the guy on the ladder. We will be using a hay wagon with boards across the top to work on the tops of the poles.

For the end posts that you angled, will you be tying them down to an anchor, and if so what angle are you putting the anchor at compared to the top of the angled pole?

Once you are all set up this season we want to come down and check our your place.
Of course its me on the top of the ladder. Thats a 10' ladder with the forks all the way up which is only 9' or so. Its a kubota 33hp diesel of course. Fromt forks can lift in the 2-2500 lb range. We used of course the rear pto for a phd. I think it has done everything weve needed it todo.

As far as angle goes. Couldnt give u exact numbers. But basically if u made a right triangle from the top. Then out mayb 2-3' is how i set the anchors.
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Old 04-11-2013, 03:17 PM   #48
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Good luck with it. I reached my limit with around 250.
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Old 04-23-2013, 02:48 PM   #49
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Few more picture from set up. Much safer now as you can see. Be able to give a better update later

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Old 04-25-2013, 09:23 PM   #50
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That is awesome! Can't wait to see how this comes out and buy some.

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