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Deaux-nut
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Madisonville
Member since Oct 2004
73 posts

Christmas tree issue



Since buying my tree 5 days ago, the thing has not sucked up any water. Would taking it down and giving the bottom a fresh cut fix this?






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KingRanch
LSU Fan
The Ranch
Member since Mar 2012
57205 posts

re: Christmas tree issue


That's what I would do





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LSURoss
USA Fan
Shreveport, LA
Member since Dec 2007
11194 posts

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That's where I would start. Make sure to cut at an angle.





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faxis
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La.
Member since Oct 2007
7773 posts

re: Christmas tree issue


Saw a thing on the news where they were cutting them off then drilling a hole up into the center of it.





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wickowick
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Head of Island
Member since Dec 2006
24834 posts

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Was it cut the first time? If so how long between the cutting and the time it went in the water? It might have resealed if you took to long to get it in the water...





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Hammertime
UNO Fan
apples
Member since Jan 2012
16911 posts

re: Christmas tree issue


Aren't you supposed to put sugar water in it?





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Slickback
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Deer Stand
Member since Mar 2008
26280 posts

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Yeah, I'd cut it. You don't want that thing drying out in your house. Thing will be a major fire hazard.





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Flair Chops
Miami (FL) Fan
boone county mating call
Member since Nov 2010
33574 posts

re: Christmas tree issue


just drill a hole in it.





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AlxTgr
Missouri Fan
Kyre Banorg
Member since Oct 2003
36504 posts

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Probably too late, but yeah, cut it. Ours was bought the Sunday of Thanksgiving and is still drinking.





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oleyeller
Tennessee Fan
Down South
Member since Oct 2012
10609 posts

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Never water mine. Just let it die





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wickowick
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Head of Island
Member since Dec 2006
24834 posts

re: Christmas tree issue


quote:

Thing will be a major fire hazard.


It is absolutely amazing how quickly a dry Christmas tree burns. Quite a sight to see, but not in your house...






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Carson123987
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Middle Court at the Rec
Member since Jul 2011
38975 posts

re: Christmas tree issue


cut it





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Deaux-nut
LSU Fan
Madisonville
Member since Oct 2004
73 posts

re: Christmas tree issue


Thanks guys. I took it down and put a fresh cut on the trunk. Guess we'll see





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