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#772267 - 06/08/08 09:54 AM Screw-In steps
String Music
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Any studies been done on the affects of screw-ins? How fast it kills the tree?
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#772422 - 06/08/08 02:43 PM Re: Screw-In steps [Re: String Music]
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Registered: 11/25/02
Posts: 3819
Loc: Morristown, TN

If you were wondering, screw-in steps are illegal on WMA's.
#772442 - 06/08/08 03:22 PM Re: Screw-In steps [Re: InfoMan]
WestTn Huntin'man
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Registered: 11/19/06
Posts: 11985
Loc: Benton Co.

One of the problems with trees and screw in steps is when they are removed. The hole that is left leaves the tree open to insects and decay.Also the tree loses value for possible timber use.If you use them on YOUR trees and leave them in the step seals the hole . This minumizes some of the problems.
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#785044 - 06/17/08 04:38 PM Re: Screw-In steps [Re: ]
Hillbilly Hunter
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if i use screw in steps, it will be in hackberry where there is no timber value.
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#786102 - 06/18/08 11:03 AM Re: Screw-In steps [Re: Hillbilly Hunter]

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Posts: 27614
Loc: TN

Depends on the type of tree, I use the treehopper bit, and after drilling, some trees will seal up quickly while others stay open for months!
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