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Stein Rescue Knife Review

Well, this is the first time I've tried writing a review so I hope it's of use! I have recently replaced what I believe is a vital part of any climbers kit, and yet one which is often overlooked -...

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Review of Arbortec Scarfell Lite Boots

I have been wearing these boots for five days, and the first impressions are very good.  These boots are very comfortable straight out the box, with a pleasing balance of sole flex and support. The...

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Rhino stumpgrinder teeth

I run a Predator 450 with the 27hp engine and a 6 point multi tip cutting wheel. I was loaned a set of these teeth by the manufacturers (Magnum Alpine) to try out. They supplied six 'standard' and...

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ECHO CS-360TES Product Review

Like many other arborists, I am incredibly passionate about our industry. I enjoy every aspect of my job and having the right gear to be able to do the work quickly, efficiently and safely is...

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KiwiKlimber carbon fibre gaffs/spikes with Spikesender

Climbing spikes, if ever there was a item of climbing equipment to divide opinion, it would be climbing spikes. Manufactures all giving various options to suit or confuse our needs, alloy or steel?...

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Arbortec Breatheflex Type C Chainsaw Trousers

I've been wearing these chainsaw trousers for a couple of months now. I usually wear type A's, so I was expecting these to be hotter and heavier than I was used to. When I put them on though, the...

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Review of the Husqvarna T536Li XP

  Recently new to the market is the Husqvarna battery powered arborist saw.  Battery powered chainsaws have been around several years now and are not something I have any experience with prior...

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Silky Tsurugi Curve 330mm

One of the most important brands in our industry for last last 10 years and counting. known for quality and longevity that often cant be matched. We all complain about the rising prices (me included)...

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Husqvarna T540 XP Review

  Following 6 months of extensive use of the T540, please read on for my views on the saw. Firstly, after what was widely regarded as a disappointing top handled chainsaw in the 338xp,...

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Arbortec Xscape Glove Review

So I was sent a couple of pairs of the Arbortech Xscape gloves to review, by Treehog_safety. I usually wear Pfanner Stretchflex, so any comparisons will be to these. The Xscape gloves are a...