Learn how to use a dead eye sling to connect a Port-a-Wrap to the trunk of a tree using a cow hitch or a timber hitch. Dead eye slings are available at TreeStuff.com: https://www.treestuff.com/store/products.asp?category_id=78 How to use a Port-a-Wrap: https://youtu.be/B7jdk_yN9Ow
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This episode in the Tech Tips series is a brief introduction to using redirects in your rigging. Check out the rigging section for equipment to make up some redirects for your rigging bag. https://www.treestuff.com/store/start.asp?category_id=28
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TreeStuff.com's Nick Bonner gives some highlights from the progression of saddles and climbing systems over time in the arborist industry. Featuring the new Matt Cornell Rope Saddle and the Singing Tree Rope Runner. High quality saddles can make all the different in arborist comfort, and the knots, hitches, and equipment used can drastically change the way you climb.
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TreeStuff.com presents Rich Hattier. Rich is the owner and head splicer at Anchor Bridge Ropeworks. Rich discusses the advantages of using a 2-in-1 lanyard. Video #3 in a series.
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Your pole trimmer, chainsaw, blower, or other small gasoline engine won't function for long without it's oil pump. So, in this video Roland Van Lue - certified chainsaw master - demonstrates how to properly align and put your oil pump and gear housing together.
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Edelrid's tree and pole climbing spikes are the most advanced spurs available. Made to be incredibly comfortable and adjustable, these steel shank spikes are just as light as many aluminum options on the market. Edelrid Talon Climbers are available now at TreeStuff.com: http://www.treestuff.com/store/catalog.asp?category_id=2108&item=17038
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Competitors at TreeStuff.com's King of the Canopy climbed their hearts out to be named the Kings and Queens of the Canopy in the world's first head to head tree climbing competition. The competition wasn't just about how to climb trees quickly, it was also about family, friendship, learning, and fun. Congratulations to the winning team, Dark Gypsy Magic! Follow TreeStuff.com on Facebook to find out about sales, promotions, and upcoming events: www.Facebook.com/treestuff.com
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An ultra sling is an incredibly simple way to install blocks, rings, and hardware in a tree. Install the rigging tool on the sling and pass it through a pocket to create a strong and secure connection. Ultra slings are available in a variety of shapes and lengths and can be used with arborist block or with pre-installed hardware. Shop Ultra Slings here: https://www.treestuff.com/store/products.asp?category_id=1908
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Learn how to connect a Port-a-Wrap to the trunk of a tree for rigging with a whoopie sling. Whoopie slings are available at TreeStuff.com: https://www.treestuff.com/store/products.asp?category_id=222 How to use a Port-a-Wrap: https://youtu.be/B7jdk_yN9Ow
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World's Fastest Splicer Contest! Win a $500 TreeStuff Gift Card Can you beat Erik Vega from Rope Logic for the Title of World's Fastest Rope Splicer? Worlds Fastest Splicer Contest UPDATE: CONTEST HAS ENDED 6/2 Erik Vega set the new time @ 5:08, he says no one can #BeatErikVega https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nGZTOLakSVc 6/2: Phil Whitten set the new time @ 7:07. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=okFORRsgG2Q&feature=youtu.be 6/1: Erik set the time @ 7:26 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nut0aJFr9U4 RULES: - On September 1st the person with the fasted posted time will win a $500 Gift Card. REQUIREMENTS: - Video must be uncut. One single scene. - Video must be posted to Facebook and have both #BeatErikVega & #treestuff in the text of the post - Stop Watch or timer must be visible and readable in shot from beginning to end. - Material must be any 11.7mm YALE Climbing line (ie Aztec, Bluemoon, Luna, Sumac Etc). - Must use accepted, standard Class 1 Double Braid measurements & techniques - Eye size marks must be visible during process. - Splice must be closed and finished (with first eye mark buried). - Splice must be whipped to rope diameter or more with 4 frapping turns. STEPS TO WIN: - Watch the video - Read the rules - Splice your butt off! - Post the video to facebook #BeatErikVega #treestuff NOTES: - It doesn't have to be an overhead shot, we used a c-stand and basic handy cam. However you film it just make sure its one shot and clear. - HAVE FUN ABR is now Rope Logic https://www.treestuff.com/store/products.asp?manufacturer_id=38
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https://www.treestuff.com/store/catalog.asp?item=3543 We were lucky enough to have Casey Selner of Selner Tree and Shrub as well as Cormac Nagan of Aerial Tree Works at our grand opening event. Watch as Casey tells Cormac and me about them and Cormac tries them out. http://www.selnertreeshrubcare.com aerialtreeworks.com
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Nick demonstrates how the new ABR Retrievable Mid-line Redirect works. This revolutionary design requires no retrieval link, and no hardware, splice, or stitch goes through the crotch, making it much easier to retrieve. Made with the new Singing Tree Quickie, high quality DMM carabiner, and Yale Bee Line Code Blue. Stitched by the experts at ABR. Available soon at www.treestuff.com
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TreeStuff.Com TechTips is an ongoing series for the progressive professional arborist. This episode covers rigging entire trees using the Good Rigging Control System to pull and suspend the tree as it is cut at ground level.
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TreeStuff.com presents Rich Hattier. Rich is the owner and head splicer at Anchor Bridge Ropeworks. In this video he discusses the role friction savers play in tree climbing. Video #4 in a series.
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The climbing experts at Notch set out to create the most user-friendly harness on the market and created the Notch Sentinel Saddle. The Sentinel provides all of the features a modern climber needs to be safe, efficient, and comfortable while working at height, with lightweight contoured mesh padding for breatheability, fast and secure thumb friction buckles, and high customization. http://www.treestuff.com/store/catalog.asp?item=16842
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The Notch Rapid Rig is a stainless steel termination for rigging lines or winch lines. Faster and more convenient than a knot, the system also negates the risk of sideloading if you were to use a carabiner for the same purpose. Available now at TreeStuff.com: https://www.treestuff.com/store/catalog.asp?item=17262
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Bill Moor from Petzl America describes the features and benefits of the Petzl ZigZag, a revolutionary mechanical hitch for DRT climbing. The ZigZag replaces a prusik knot for arborists climbing on a doubled line, providing smooth, consistent ascent and descent on arborist rope. The Petzl ZigZag is available at TreeStuff.com: https://www.treestuff.com/store/catalog.asp?item=9090
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llinois arborist Samuel Bottorff sent us this Review In The Field for the Petzl Micrograb Rope Grab. You can find the Rope Grab here: http://www.treestuff.com/store/catalog.asp?item=15956 To learn about how you can make money by reviewing products for TreeStuff.com, click here: http://www.treestuff.com/news.asp?news_id=2201
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The HAAS Velox is a new and improved rope ascent tool, allowing the climber to use one ascender on each foot on the same line. This version has 30 inches of usable bungie running through a stainless steel pulley, meaning it's super efficient and requires no set-up or adjustment. Available at TreeStuff.com: http://www.treestuff.com/store/catalog.asp?category_id=232&item=15681
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TreeStuff.com's Aerial Friction Brake is designed to replace both block and port-a-wrap. The AFB TS-1 allows a worker to control loads without an additional friction brake, whether they are on the ground or in the tree. Get it here: https://www.treestuff.com/store/catalog.asp?item=15634
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In this video, we take a look at some popular rigging blocks. Find out what makes them different and which ones best suit your needs. Check out the epic products featured in this video down below, or see the whole category here: https://www.treestuff.com/store/products.asp?category_id=235 CMI 5/8" Steel Arborist Rigging Block http://www.treestuff.com/store/catalog.asp?item=130 ISC 5/8" Small Aluminum Rigging Block http://www.treestuff.com/store/catalog.asp?item=1228 ISC 1/2" Mini Aluminum Rigging Block http://www.treestuff.com/store/catalog.asp?item=14576 CMI RP162 - 1/2" Mini Arborist Block http://www.treestuff.com/store/catalog.asp?category_id=0&item=17512 DMM Large Impact Rigging Block http://www.treestuff.com/store/catalog.asp?category_id=0&item=1718 DMM Small Impact Rigging Block http://www.treestuff.com/store/catalog.asp?category_id=0&item=1717
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There is a plethora of pulleys for an arborist to choose from. Dozens of different brands, colors, and functions. In this video, our Nick Bonner takes a look at some popular micro pulleys, shows us the differences, how to choose the right pulley for the right job, and explains the history of these important arborist tools. Check out the products in the video at the links below, or view the category here: https://www.treestuff.com/store/products.asp?category_id=135 CMI RP110 Micro Pulley http://www.treestuff.com/store/catalog.asp?category_id=0&item=135 Notch Micro Pulley http://www.treestuff.com/store/catalog.asp?category_id=0&item=16869 Climbing Technology Fixed Pulley https://www.treestuff.com/store/catalog.asp?category_id=0&item=7987 DMM Pinto Pulley http://www.treestuff.com/store/catalog.asp?category_id=135&item=1775 DMM Pinto Rig Pulley http://www.treestuff.com/store/catalog.asp?category_id=135&item=1716 DMM Hitch Climber https://www.treestuff.com/store/catalog.asp?item=949 Stein Skywalker Pulley http://www.treestuff.com/store/catalog.asp?category_id=135&item=1707 ISC Phlotich Pulley http://www.treestuff.com/store/catalog.asp?category_id=135&item=17488
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Batman needs his utility belt to fight crime, like tree climbers need their harnesses while on the job. In this video, Nick shows us some of the most popular harness accessories used for holding and organizing tools and equipment. Check out the products featured in this video below, or click here to see the whole category: https://www.treestuff.com/store/products.asp?category_id=82 Petzl Caritool http://www.treestuff.com/store/catalog.asp?category_id=82&item=746 Singing Rock Porter http://www.treestuff.com/store/catalog.asp?category_id=82&item=5883 Rock Exotica Transporter Tool Carrier http://www.treestuff.com/store/catalog.asp?category_id=82&item=15664 DMM Vault Wiregate http://www.treestuff.com/store/catalog.asp?category_id=82&item=15880 DMM Vault Lockgate http://www.treestuff.com/store/catalog.asp?category_id=82&item=15960 Shembiner Chainsaw Hook http://www.treestuff.com/store/catalog.asp?category_id=82&item=15847
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There is a wide selection of carabiners available, ranging from simple accessory carabiners to the complicated triple-action auto-locking gated DMM Revolver Rig Locksafe. In this video, Nick Bonner goes in-depth with many of the carabiners found on TreeStuff.com. Find our carabiner selection here: https://goo.gl/ktmfDy
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Kit available @ https://www.treestuff.com/store/catalog.asp?item=3538#detail This Tech Tip covers an easy to use base tie rescue system. This system can be used to lower an injured climber in the event of an emergency. With proper setup it can be used for both SRT and DRT climbing systems. The lightweight components in this system make for a compact, easily stow-able package that is quick to deploy while still being appropriately rated for the application. Using appropriate components you can utilize this technique with equipment you already have but may find that 12-14mm ropes do not create as streamlined of a kit. Complete Kits available soon. 100' or 200' of 10mm Teufelberger Sirius Reep Schnur with a sewn eye on one end https://www.treestuff.com/store/catalog.asp?item=2071 1x Climbing Technology Rescue 8 https://www.treestuff.com/store/catalog.asp?item=1351 1x small Weaver Rope Bag 2x Climbing Technology Oval Carabiner https://www.treestuff.com/store/catalog.asp?category_id=130&item=1977 1x Phoenix "Red & White" Hand Pruner https://www.treestuff.com/store/catalog.asp?category_id=48&item=2035 1x Weaver Pruner Holster https://www.treestuff.com/store/catalog.asp?category_id=48&item=1234 (Availiable with Petzl Rig Self Braking Descender or Petzl GriGri2 substituted for Rescue 8 https://www.treestuff.com/store/catalog.asp?item=1549 https://www.treestuff.com/store/catalog.asp?item=1730
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Get 17lbs of random rope that you can use for whatever you like! You might get climbing line, rigging line, hollow braid sling material... you never know what you'll end up with! Your bag might suck, and it might not. It's the luck of the draw. This is the perfect deal for people learning to splice, looking for some extra cordage, or just trying to test their luck! Available exclusively at TreeStuff.com: http://www.treestuff.com/store/catalog.asp?item=7950
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The Mid-line Retrievable Redirect can be used for SRT or DRT tree climbing. Here we see several uses in a DRT system. This redirect from Rope Logic is made from 16 Strand Edelrid Xpe with a DMM Captive Eye Carabiner and a Singing Tree Quickie. It can be attached mid-line to any system, and can be retrieved with a simple overhand knot. https://www.treestuff.com/store/catalog.asp?item=15769
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TreeStuff.com presents Rich Hattier. Rich is the owner and head splicer at Anchor Bridge Ropeworks. Rich explains the importance of tying in with a cinching anchor knot. Video #1 in a series.
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Learn the differences, features, and benefits of Notch, Buckingham, and Stein arborist lowering devices. Friction brakes are a key tool for rigging, whether it's for light pruning or blocking down huge pieces. Find all of these devices and more on TreeStuff.com: http://www.treestuff.com/store/products.asp?category_id=1922
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Sugihara bars are a highly regarded professional product, and in this video Roland Van Lue - TreeStuff Chainsaw Master - gives an overview of what makes Sugihara bars special.
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Nick from TreeStuff.com demonstrates how to pair 4 SENA Integrated Communication Systems (https://www.treestuff.com/store/catalog.asp?item=7988). These helmet communication systems provide PPE, convenient wireless communication, and phone pairing capability, all through Bluetooth Technology. The SENA Communication System is available pre-installed on any professional helmet from TreeStuff.com, or send in your own helmet to have the system installed!
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