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  1. johnmeiszner

    Tennessee Tree Climbing Championship Oct. 2009

    This trash talk is entertaining. Jeff, can you really come out ahead of the limbwalkers, or is this all in fun? One things for sure...time will tell. good luck to ya'll
  2. johnmeiszner

    Tennessee Tree Climbing Championship Oct. 2009

    [ QUOTE ] 18 to smoke n 21 one to drink but you can call tufc n ask them. by the way i'm looking forward to destroying anyone from kentucky [/ QUOTE ]
  3. johnmeiszner

    just found these

    Cool video.
  4. johnmeiszner

    KY TCC

    Congratulations Rick. You must have Had 5 guys in the Masters right? What happened to Jay Butcher. Looks like he was the man of the day. Hey Chris B., tough break on the work climb eh? I'm guessing dropped hand saw?
  5. johnmeiszner

    Congratulations to all

    [ QUOTE ] you must've brushed up on your FL since my lesson in Milwaukee,. [/ QUOTE ] Actually no, you probably would've took it.
  6. johnmeiszner

    Illinois TCC 2009

    Thanks for making our comp. happen everyone. Stephanie at speed climb, Joe (scoring A.R. all day and more), GregManning work climb, "tteinc" ( Were you the one of the two up in the work climb all day from Michigan?), Wagnaw (Did we meet? Where were you at?), Israel a.k.a. IGTworker speed...
  7. johnmeiszner

    Illinois TCC 2009

    Great Stephanie. Raven, Too bad you can't be there. Cuz you're a serious tree guy, and cuz I owe you one for that little stunt you pulled at TCI. Norm, too bad no Dirksen or Hadley. Looks like tod, jason and I will be the geezers. Don't tell me they're not going.
  8. johnmeiszner

    I hate dead trees

    nice picture. I never heard the term highline. I've never tied into a horizontal rope either. Customers must be blown away when they see that.
  9. johnmeiszner

    Illinois TCC 2009

    welcome. So there's the usual winner Todd, X winners Deihl, & Dirksen ( who I'm perdicting is gonna school us all this year), King ( who has been in the finals a few times. I heard a rumor that Nathan Hadly is coming back, is that true anyone? So If Hadley and Dirksen are in the...
  10. johnmeiszner

    Illinois TCC 2009

    I can hook you up with a lanyard for sure. It would b e exactly like what I use.
  11. johnmeiszner

    Illinois TCC 2009

    Well ya don't need much. I assume you already have access to the essential gear if you're climbing sweet big oaks at the arboretum. What do you need to borrow? And you've been to the ITCC so you have some idea what you gonna try to do eventwise. Take a couple friends or family for moral...
  12. johnmeiszner

    I hate dead trees

    So a "highline" is a safe tie in point not in the hazard tree you're in...right? What's hypoxyln? Way to Git er done by the way.
  13. johnmeiszner

    Illinois TCC 2009

    Hey Raven, you gonna be there?
  14. johnmeiszner

    Illinois TCC 2009

    if you really want to try it, but are a little afraid, I'd say just do it. I remember my first time. Someone said, "Is john gonna compete?" and I thought, 'holy crap!, I will, but ain't I too new?' If that guy didn't say somethin I probably would have sat and watched.
  15. johnmeiszner

    Illinois TCC 2009

    only 3 master challenge spots . I did a mock AR yesterday, and by the time I got to the top of the tree I could hardly get a biner off my saddle
  16. johnmeiszner

    Illinois TCC 2009

    how many do we have?
  17. johnmeiszner

    Ring Failure

    How about the Tree Austria II. The ring is silver and says "ART 28 KN"? Is that ring considered unsafe? ANYONE?
  18. johnmeiszner

    Pics Flipline/Lifeline/Rigging?

    Norm, when running bowline/SRTing is the figure eight, or munter used mainly in case of emergencies? Cuz I just come down slow and don't bother with the 8
  19. johnmeiszner

    Pics Flipline/Lifeline/Rigging?

    Grover, I don't running bowline/srt much, but when I do I stay on a VT , and don't put an 8 in either. I should eh? I figure if I come down nice and slow I won't burn my hitch up. I try to stay on the rope guide. If I have a lot of bigger wood I make a longer RG And forgot...I usually...
  20. johnmeiszner

    question on vt lava again?

    8mm beeline about 52"
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