History Series / AxMen

3rd May '18 12:53:24 PM ChaoticNovelist
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Quickly fell into {{Docusoap}} territory. The series was canceled in 2016 after nine seasons.

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Quickly It quickly fell into {{Docusoap}} territory. The series was canceled in 2016 after nine seasons.



* [[AuthorExistenceFailure Captain Existence Failure]]: Jimmy Smith lost his battle with cancer and died shortly after the filming of season 6 finished.
* BadAssGrandpa:
** Craig Rygaard may be over 60 but quickly recovers from being knocked over by a swinging loader. Even after he gets his leg crushed by the mechanism at the end of Season 8, he helps Gabe during the following season from time to time.
** J. M. Browning is in his 70's(?) but until the end of season 4, he was still actively logging. Most of one hand was ripped off in an accident years earlier, but he designed a prosthesis that allowed him to use a chainsaw.

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** "Logzilla," the boat the S&S crew used in Seasons 3 through 6. When Dave "Kraken" Stone strikes out on his own in Season 7 using this boat, it gives him no end of problems and eventually sinks under the weight of the enormous logs he's pulled up.
* [[AuthorExistenceFailure Captain Existence Failure]]: AuthorExistenceFailure: Jimmy Smith lost his battle with cancer and died shortly after the filming of season 6 finished.
* BadAssGrandpa:
** Craig Rygaard may be over 60 but quickly recovers from being knocked over by a swinging loader. Even after he gets his leg crushed by the mechanism at the end of Season 8, he helps Gabe during the following season from time to time.
** J. M. Browning is in his 70's(?) but until the end of season 4, he was still actively logging. Most of one hand was ripped off in an accident years earlier, but he designed a prosthesis that allowed him to use a chainsaw.
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* PieInTheFace: In Season 6, Craig Rygaard reconciles with the crew and especially with recently re-hired rigger, Dave Schroeder, using some lemon meringue humble pie.
** At least Dave was able to see the humor.

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*OldSoldier: Old ''logger'' technically, but it is still a dangerous and physically excreting line of work.
** Craig Rygaard may be over 60 but quickly recovers from being knocked over by a swinging loader. Even after he gets his leg crushed by the mechanism at the end of Season 8, he helps Gabe during the following season from time to time.
** J. M. Browning is in his 70's(?) but until the end of season 4, he was still actively logging. Most of one hand was ripped off in an accident years earlier, but he designed a prosthesis that allowed him to use a chainsaw.
* PieInTheFace: In Season 6, Craig Rygaard reconciles with the crew and especially with recently re-hired rigger, Dave Schroeder, using some lemon meringue humble pie. \n** At least Dave was able to see the humor.



* WhatAPieceOfJunk:
** Rygaard's Green Bean yarder.
** "Logzilla," the boat the S&S crew used in Seasons 3 through 6. When Dave "Kraken" Stone strikes out on his own in Season 7 using this boat, it gives him no end of problems and eventually sinks under the weight of the enormous logs he's pulled up.
17th May '17 5:48:24 PM DrSlide
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A RealityTV show airing in Creator/TheHistoryChannel, starting in 2008. Tells the story of several different logging crews struggling to fell trees and ship them off to sawmills and other buyers. Originally set in Washington and Oregon, it has since expanded into other parts of North America, including Alaska, Montana, Southwestern Canada, and the swamps and rivers of Florida and Louisiana. As of January, 2016, it's still showing loggers.

Quickly fell into {{Docusoap}} territory.

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A RealityTV show airing in Creator/TheHistoryChannel, starting in 2008. Tells the story of several different logging crews struggling to fell trees and ship them off to sawmills and other buyers. Originally set in Washington and Oregon, it has since expanded into other parts of North America, including Alaska, Montana, Southwestern Canada, and the swamps and rivers of Florida and Louisiana. As of January, 2016, it's still showing loggers.

Quickly fell into {{Docusoap}} territory. \n The series was canceled in 2016 after nine seasons.
25th Mar '16 8:23:17 AM DrSlide
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** Craig Rygaard may be over 60 but quickly recovers from being knocked over by a swinging loader.

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** Craig Rygaard may be over 60 but quickly recovers from being knocked over by a swinging loader. Even after he gets his leg crushed by the mechanism at the end of Season 8, he helps Gabe during the following season from time to time.
2nd Feb '16 12:13:07 AM TomWalpertac2
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A RealityTV show airing in Creator/TheHistoryChannel, starting in 2008. Tells the story of several different logging crews struggling to fell trees and ship them off to sawmills and other buyers. Originally set in Washington and Oregon, it has since expanded into other parts of North America, including Alaska, Montana, Southwestern Canada, and the swamps and rivers of Florida and Louisiana.

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A RealityTV show airing in Creator/TheHistoryChannel, starting in 2008. Tells the story of several different logging crews struggling to fell trees and ship them off to sawmills and other buyers. Originally set in Washington and Oregon, it has since expanded into other parts of North America, including Alaska, Montana, Southwestern Canada, and the swamps and rivers of Florida and Louisiana. As of January, 2016, it's still showing loggers.



** Shelby's forklift, the log dog, or his jet boat.

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** Shelby's forklift, the log dog, or his (pre-overhaul) jet boat.
17th Jan '16 6:39:20 PM DrSlide
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* {{Squick}}: When David Zitterkopf knocks a tooth loose while trying to uproot a tree stump, he uses a heavy wrench and a pair of needle-nose pliers to pull it out. The tooth, not the stump. ''On camera.''
** Shelby's assistant Da'Vi pulls off one of his own toenails to show the effects of the fungal infection plaguing his feet.



** David Zitterkopf resorts to gunpowder to blow a stump loose from a job site, and Shelby rigs explosive to free a stubborn underwater log from the bottom of the swamp.

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** Shelby, David Zitterkopf resorts Zitterkopf, and Gary and Eddie resort to gunpowder various explosives to blow a stump loose up stumps or free sunken logs from a job site, heavy mud and Shelby rigs explosive to free a stubborn underwater log from the bottom of the swamp. undergrowth.
6th Jan '16 1:22:21 PM DrSlide
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** David Zitterkopf resorts to gunpowder to blow a stump loose from a job site, and Shelby rigs explosive to free a stubborn underwater log from the bottom of the swamp.
6th Jan '16 1:19:30 PM DrSlide
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* Shelby's assistant DaVi pulls off one of his own toenails to show the effects of the fungal infection plaguing his feet.

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* ** Shelby's assistant DaVi Da'Vi pulls off one of his own toenails to show the effects of the fungal infection plaguing his feet.
6th Jan '16 1:18:19 PM DrSlide
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* Shelby's assistant DaVi pulls off one of his own toenails to show the effects of the fungal infection plaguing his feet.
3rd Jan '16 6:29:46 PM DrSlide
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* Squick: When David Zitterkopf knocks a tooth loose while trying to uproot a tree stump, he uses a heavy wrench and a pair of needle-nose pliers to pull it out. The tooth, not the stump. ''On camera.''

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* Squick: {{Squick}}: When David Zitterkopf knocks a tooth loose while trying to uproot a tree stump, he uses a heavy wrench and a pair of needle-nose pliers to pull it out. The tooth, not the stump. ''On camera.''
3rd Jan '16 6:28:09 PM DrSlide
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* Squick: When David Zitterkopf knocks a tooth loose while trying to uproot a tree stump, he uses a heavy wrench and a pair of needle-nose pliers to pull it out. The tooth, not the stump. ''On camera.''
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