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  1. Brandon Pankey

    Hitchhiker with zigzag+?

    Seasoned climber here. Worked all over the country in all different species. Currently doing utility climbing in the PNW. As anyone who's done utiluty work knows, it's a different ballgame compared to private work. 15-20 climbs a day means we aren't setting ropes before we climb, and yes we are...
  2. S

    Akimbo Tips and Tricks?

    Hey everyone, I snagged an akimbo during Black Friday and remember seeing a post here awhile back that had some tricks on using the akimbo for work. The one that sticks out in my head was a way to draw the tail end of your climbing line through the connecting carabiner and using it to soft lock...
  3. John@TreeXP

    SRT, DdRT, DRT & Now DmRT

    While arguing over acronyms on another TB thread, and when researching this issue independently, it became abundantly evident that there is yet another climbing method, in addition to DRT, SRT & DdRT. DRT, DdRT and DmRT are all different. DmRT uses both legs of single climbing line that’s...
  4. TrimALimb

    Unicender Modification

    I have had this RE Unicender for about 3 years and have never used it much because I did not care for how it functioned slack tending. I added a couple bearings and a fixed gate (parts I salvaged from my daughters old razor scooter) to help with slack tending and to keep the rope trapped along...
  5. Joshua Gorman

    New climber questions

    Hi all, new climber in Tasmania, Australia here. I'm a new groundie that is working my way into the canopy and soon to be starting at tree school. I'm currently climbing RTC on our spare gear and occasionally at work when the time is right. Few questions about peoples' experiences with cordage...
  6. 123Craig

    Where I'm at & request for any advice...

    Started removing slightly bigger (generally single stem) trees recently (when I say bigger, it's nearer 100' compared with 80'). After limbing the trunk as far as the bucket can reach - I climb from the bucket to work on the remaining tops. I've been doing these tops spurless as the boss...
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