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    Flail-delimbing was tested in small-diameter loblolly pine. Most of the limbs left on the stems were less than 6 inches long. Over 75 percent of the delimbed stems had three or fewer remaining limbs. The cost was determined by comparing skidding-flailing with skidding only. The cost difference was approximately $6.00 per unit.

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    Stokes, Bryce J. 1985. Flail-Delimbing of Loblolly Pine - A Case Study. Res. Note SO-315. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 7 p.

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    Skidding, production rates, costs

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