Climb On

Personal preference is the main factor when choosing ropes and saddles


  Anytime a product - truck, tool, software program, etc. - helps us go out and earn a living, we tend to develop a little loyalty toward it. When a product helps get the job done and keeps us safe in the process ... well, that's when a real bond develops. For tree climbers, not much matters more in terms of performance and safety than ropes and saddles/harnesses. We asked a few pros which of these products they count on and why.
  When it comes to climbing ropes, the industry standard is a breaking strength of 5,400 pounds.
  "Pretty much all the ropes ... (Read More...)

The Latest from TreeServicesMagazine.com



Big changes coming to our magazine and website - Editor's Note: We are working hard on redesigning Tree Services magazine ...

1/23/2015 - Big changes coming to our magazine and website


Rob Meyer, Editor In Chief
Editor's Note: We are working hard on redesigning Tree Services magazine and are excited for our readers to see our new look, starting with next month's issue! We've chosen a newlogo, new colors and new fonts for the magazine as well as added some new ...More
Kentucky Forest Industries Association Announces 50th Annual Meeting - The Kentucky Forest Industries Association (KFIA)  ...

1/20/2015 - Kentucky Forest Industries Association Announces 50th Annual Meeting


The Kentucky Forest Industries Association (KFIA) holds its 50th Annual Meeting on March 25-27, 2015 at The Embassy Suites in Lexington, Kentucky. The association will host over 400 company representatives from the region. The meeting includes ...More
New England Grows: Info for Arborists  - Seminars, Sessions Designed For Tree Care Pros - Arborists and tree care professi...

1/14/2015 - New England Grows: Info for Arborists


Seminars, Sessions Designed For Tree Care Pros
Rob Meyer, Editor in Chief
Arborists and tree care professionals have an opportunity to enhance their continuing education and attend an exposition with over 1,000 booths Feb. 4-6 in Boston at New England Grows, named one of the fastest growing trade shows in the country by Trade ...More

1/6/2015 - January 9th Deadline to Sign Up for Aborjet's Winter Webinar Series


Graduates of the course leave with new skills, marketing materials and more.
The deadline to sign up for Arborjet's Winter Webinar Series is Friday, January 9. The training course, beginning on January 13, is a series of interactive, web-based live sessions. There are 19 classes of which the student will select and complete ...More

12/31/2014 - Fecon Launches New Website


Just in time for 2015, Fecon Inc. launches its brand new website with a responsiveness that lends itself to the on-the-go user who may be in the field using a phone or tablet. New features include a customizable Bull Hog Rotor module that allows ...More



What's New At Tree Services Site


Tree and Shrub Products
What are you trying to treat/prevent? What kind of plants? How are the average weather c... Read More
01/21 08:27:55 PM
stump grinders
Alot is going to depend on set up time and clean up and break down too. If it winter you ... Read More
01/20 10:16:31 AM
Cleaning up after power company
1. Chipper, Chip Truck, Truck Capable of Hauling Logs that Cant be Chipped, Skid Steer wit... Read More
01/13 06:15:48 PM
Is liability insurance enough?
I don't have advice on what you should do.. But as far as workers comp goes- solo owner/op... Read More
01/12 04:48:31 PM
Tree Service Management Approach to Safety- POST a Reply
https://nebula.wsimg.com/8920c3f31ce882d57906a5ab420763cb?AccessKeyId=CABAE85877D4F1A093E2... Read More
01/08 11:04:25 AM
Chainsaw safety -- be alert!
Yeah, chaps are smart to have. I learned my lesson.... Read More
01/07 04:03:08 PM
silky,powered pole saw, or top handle saw ?
Good advice. My friends who do only trees were running the ms170 which is about $180. ligh... Read More
01/06 06:04:01 PM