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Son of a Beech

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Nick Troila-Kelliher and Don Maclean using the chipper.

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It's another tough day for these four Boston area tree cutting crews. American Climbers take on a hollow beech tree in Framingham with a fraying rope. When the Specialized Rigging and Tree Care crew are called to take down a dangerous tree near a school, a crew member's back injury gives the greenhorn, Ted, a chance to prove himself up in the tree. Tree Tech struggles to lift a massive, dying ash tree over a three-story house while dealing with faulty communication equipment.

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