got some caddy pads this morning, im super happy with them, if anyone is looking for pads get them
I kinda sorta forgot I was on spurs for a moment or two on my test climb, its weird, like your spurs and leg become one and its almost natural to just walk up the tree
im looking into square filing chain, how much better/worse is it? I know its a little harder to learn but seems to have nicer results
I saw inbred jed using a regular old triangle file, and others using some weird mix between a flat and triangle file, does it really matter what file I use...
I forgot how easy 3 strand splices are, I just did two eye splices (cut about 15ft off one of my ropes, as a e2e to use the thimble on it like a really light duty X ring)
decided to put a second eye on it instead of making a dead eye sling (Figured id get more use from it)
and before anyone...
one of my local arborist's/friends got a new chipper a few weeks ago, im gonna be testing it out some soon
from what ive heard its a beast
kinda random post, but I will try and update it once Ive seen this chipper in action, maybe do a little review
night before last, I swapped from a flap wheel to a cuttoff disc on my grinder, and did my normal tap of the power switch, to spin it up to around half speed so I can see if the wheel is centered (lazy way, dont do it), The grinder rotated out of my hand and fell right on my kneecap, left a...
was using my dads 391 to mill (go ahead, hate on it), I noticed it starting be down on power, let off the throttle to let it cool off for a minute, and it just died instantly, pulled on it some, didnt start, pulled the plug, got spark, put a little gas down the intake, still wont start
didnt document the process, mainly too much "Wordage" but hey, my long lanyard is useable now, was just using a scaffold knot but I had to re tie everytime I move my fs so I spliced it, plus its allot cleaner now
ive been practicing climbing on spurrs for a while now, still getting a little nervous, especially on hardwoods or small trees with lots of lean, and spiking down sucks, so far I have almost stopped gaffing out (Found out that if I stop letting my nerves get to me, I step harder, and flip my...
I ordered some tenex tec the other day to make a sling for my portawrap, all my tracking info says its from "Vertical Supply Group" which is sterling rope, Tenex is made by samson, may just be a coincidence, hope Treestuff didn't mess up my order, since I have already waited for my package...
im looking to buy a pinto pulley, or hitchclimber, if anyone is willing to let theirs go for $35 pm me, id pay more, but its what I got for spending money right now
I can venmo
EDIT: updated what I can pay
I made some 3D printed gear hooks, and I liked them so much I decided to start selling them
picture credit: Jehinten
these hooks are 3/4" wide so they wont move on your harness
$10 each, $8 each if you order more than 5 $5 for shipping
pm if you want to buy one