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    Woman-owned tree company looking to hire enthusiastic and hard workers

    Please check out my new job posting in Tree Buzz Jobs PT Tree Climber Wanted in Salem, MA
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    PT Tree Climber Wanted in Salem, MA

    Spruced Up is a Woman-Owned business dedicated to providing clients with excellent and thoughtful tree and shrub care. We care about providing a work environment for tree professionals that is diverse, cooperative and friendly. Spruced Up Tree & Shrub is looking for an experienced...
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    Used New Tribe Onyx Saddle for Sale $200

    Well cared for saddle, plenty of life left, just needs to be cleaned and ready for new owner. All stitching, webbing, and buckles in good condition. Size 1, 26"-37" Waist. Includes velcro leg pads. Manufactured in 2014. Asking $200 + shipping
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    Rubber Banding Tool/Elastrator/Blue Band-it + Bands

    Bought from Sherrill years back and used one time to put a band on an eye splice on a rope. It came with 50 bands so there are about 48-49 left in the bag. The tool has a few scratches but is basically new. The black rubber bands have an overall diameter of 5/8" and are an width of 1/2". from...
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    Rope Cabling for Static Use

    When using either Cobra or Wesspur's Tree Guard in a static application, do you typically go up a t size (in rope) for the strength requirements based on the diameter chart? For example, on a 12" stem that you are installing a slack cable in for dynamic, you would use a 2t setup, BUT if...
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    Sherrill 2 in 1 Wire Core Lanyard- Like New

    Aluminum Snaps, used once perhaps, just like new. $50 + Shipping. Will ship once I receive $. Thanks for looking-
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    AR training dummy substitute

    I was wondering if anyone had a suggestion as for an easy substitute for Aerial Rescue practice that doesn't involve buying $600 dummy? I like the idea of making one out of overalls but I was curious what other climbers might have used successfully as a substitute...
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    Is it Industry Standard to call Dig Safe before stump grinding?

    Or is it state to state? Is it dependent on the size of the stump or depth, etc? I know a lot of tree companies don't call before hand but this seems strange to me...any thoughts/ideas? Thanks a lot!
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    Rigging "shortcut"?

    Rigging \"shortcut\"? Any thoughts on using a carabiner attached to the tip of a rigging rope (with fixed bowline) and snapped onto itself plus half hitched as opposed to tied rope <u>only</u> using a traditional running bowline and half hitch for lowering large pieces on the main stem (through...
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    tree climbers garage sale/miscellaneous *DELETED*

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    split tail length vs. skinny rope

    Does anyone else find that the standard lengths for eye to eye split tails (30", 28") doesn't wrap a tidy hitch on smaller diameter lines? I used a 28" on my 11.5mm rope to tie a Distel hitch and theres a lot of slack and the split tail eye rides down the carabiner, there is no slack if I just...
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    How do YOU carry the pole saw with you?

    We use these lanyards: http://www.sherrilltree.com/Professional-Gear/Other-Lanyards/Chainsaw-Lanyard-34 but anyway you slice it, carrying around a several poles while moving around in the tree becomes a pain whether its getting pressed between two opposing branches or the dangling blade is...
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    Secured Footlock Practice

    What is the best way to practice the traditional secured footlock? I find it extremely difficult compared to doubled ascenders, but I want to keep at it. Also, what cord would be best suited to grabbing doubled Poison Ivy?
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    FREE clear visor for KASK helmet

    Includes screws. Very little wear. You pay for shipping- roughly $5. Let me know if interested.
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    12-Volt Portable Chainsaw Sharpener

    Just listed on ebay...all details there http://cgi.ebay.com/12-Volt-Portable-Cha...f6#ht_500wt_896
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