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Old 12-28-2010, 04:03 PM   #1
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Old 12-29-2010, 09:17 AM   #2
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YouTube - Tree trunk used as spare tire - Crazy!

Yes that is a tree limb. Looks like Birch to me.
I watched my grandfather do the exact same thing when he was hauling a load of firewood with a team and wagon about 70 years ago.
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what a great idea to get you home if it's not too far away LOL
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Old 12-29-2010, 10:53 PM   #4
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Looks like a take on the old native American travois.
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Old 12-30-2010, 05:44 AM   #5
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The first time I had seen one of these was in the movie "Worlds fastest Indian". Great movie. Never saw one on the road. thanks for posting.
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Yes that is a tree limb. Looks like Birch to me.
Are you telling us that birch is the wood of choice for this application, or just making an observation?
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Old 12-30-2010, 08:26 AM   #7
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Old 12-30-2010, 03:31 PM   #8
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Are you telling us that birch is the wood of choice for this application, or just making an observation?
I'm partial to cedar myself - aromatic and self lubricating!
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im with DonDeutsch, that movie was the first time i've seen it too. Very clever
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