Letters to the Editor

Rope Runner Pro Notice to Inspect

Regarding the follow-up article you printed in TCI Magazine (December 2021, page 75) and posted on the magazine website concerning the Notch Rope Runner Pro, in which you refer to a recall of the product, I would like to clarify there has never been a recall. Notch issued a notice to inspect, which is much […]

Kudos for Shigo column

The following note was sent to Steve Pregler regarding his From the Field piece, “Celebrating Dr. Alex Shigo,” in the October 2021 issue of TCI Magazine. My TCI Magazine arrived today, and I saw your tribute to my dad. It literally brought tears to my eyes and warmth to my heart to read of his […]

No Lone Chipper Operators

I just finished reading the August 2021 issue of TCI Magazine. This, of course, included the From the Field article, “Charity (Tree Work) Begins at Home: An Uplifting Experience,” by Donald Blair, concerning the windstorm damage to his truck. He stated that the tree service he contacted sent out one employee with a chipper to […]

Letters & Emails August 2021

Fortune Teller I was called to a site at a wetland area to check the safety and health of a large tree. A 2-foot-diameter silver maple was standing in water, covered in vines running to the top of the tree and so thick you couldn’t see the bark. It was sitting on the edge of […]

Letters & Emails August 2021

A Picture Is Worth … I have been going through the article “An Analysis of Wood-Chipper Nonfatal Injuries: Us Versus Them” (TCI, July 2021). The information is on point. However, the pictures are not. This is not the first instance of this, either. If we are to lead the industry in knowledge and technology, then […]

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