Knuckleboom Best Practices, Part 2: Grapple Saws

This is the second part of a two-part series. Part 1, “Knuckleboom Crane Best Practices in Tree Care,” also by Ben Heller, ran in the February 2020 issue of TCI. Click here to read Part 1. All knuckleboom-crane best practices apply to operating with a grapple saw, and there are some additional things to keep […]

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Knuckleboom Crane Best Practices in Tree Care

Until just over four years ago, I barely knew what a knuckleboom crane was – and I may not be alone! Now it seems they are all I think about. There has been a dramatic rise in popular use of knuckleboom cranes for tree work since TCI EXPO 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where we got […]

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