Video – Bumper Stump: Can You Cut It?

Watch Mike Teti, from Custom Climber Service, Sellersville, PA, perform a flare-lock cut. Click here to read the July 2021 TCI Magazine article. This cut is commonly known as the flare-lock cut. Basically, the chain-saw operator cuts protruding tabs, feet or “bumpers” into the base of the trunk flare that keep the piece from swinging […]

Video – Husqvarna 525DEPS MADSAW Dielectric Pole Saw

Watch John Haehnel, II, CTSP, and Chris Venditto of Tree Tech, Inc., review Husqvarna’s 525DEPS MADSAW Dielectric Pole Saw. The really impressive thing about the Madsaw is that it is the only insulated, gas-powered pole saw on the market. (“Mad” is for minimum-approach- distance. The DEPS stands for dielectric pole saw.) It states on the […]

Video – HAIX Protector Ultra Cut Resistant Work Boot – Product Review

Watch Travis Vickerson, CTSP, QCL review the HAIX Protector Ultra Cut Resistant Work Boot. Click here to read the full article from TCI Magazine June 2021. The very first impression you get when you pick up the HAIX Protector Ultra work boots is how incredibly solid they feel. It is immediately apparent that they are […]

Product Review Video – ECHO CS-7310P chainsaw by Chris Girard

Watch Chris Girard, CTSP give a product review for ECHO’s CS-7310P chainsaw. Click here to read the TCI Magazine March 2021 article. “The ECHO CS-7310P – for the price, you can’t beat it. It could be a great entry tool if you’re just starting out in the field, as well as a daily-use saw for […]

Arborist Skills – Climber Crane Tie-In

Blake Duval, CTSP demonstrates how to safely perform a climber crane tie-in. Before putting a saddle on and getting right to work, you must make equipment inspection part of the job. Equipment gets inspected every time before use. That frees the mind to then start thinking about the work on hand that day without wondering […]

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