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Milwaukee Tool M12 Brushless Pruning Shears

Look What Equipment Will Debut at TCI EXPO ’23 in St. Louis

We invited exhibitors to share a little information about equipment and/or services they will be debuting at TCI EXPO ’23 in St. Louis in November. Several responded, allowing us to give you a little preview of the TCI EXPO ’23 trade-show floor. TCIA’s TCI EXPO ’23 Trade Show & Conference will take place November 16-18, […]

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Under New Management: The Leonardi Friction Manager

When I first caught the gear-addiction bug about seven years ago, I remember consistently being surprised or excited about a brand-new piece of climbing or rigging kit that I had no idea was even in development. After years of compulsively lurking on the websites of gear manufacturers and retailers and sifting through endless gear threads […]

TreeAustria Pro Climbing Saddle

Since my initial climb in my first Teufelberger Treemotion saddle five years ago, I have been on a personal quest to find the perfect saddle. I have tried seven saddles in my professional climbing career other than the Treemotion. After each two- to four-week trial, I once again load out my Treemotion and continue the […]

Minimizing Fuel Costs for Compact Loaders and Skid Steers

The little brutes – compact loaders and skid steers – are hardworking, labor saving and economical to be sure, but in day-to-day operations, there are ways to economize further with them, especially with the painful rise in fuel costs. For this article, we found there are a lot of little things, some free, that add […]

Integrating a Grapple Crane into Your Operation

The owners of five tree care companies that employ grapple cranes in their operations offered advice on successfully integrating this specialized equipment during the Grapple Crane Panel Discussion at TCI EXPO in Indianapolis, Indiana, in November 2021. Joseph B. Pipitone, owner of Top Notch Tree Care, an eight-year TCIA member company based in Kingsley, Pennsylvania, […]

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