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Pruning Basics Fall 2021

Pruning Basics

Have you had branches from trees or shrubs interfere with your mowing?
Ripping Chains Fall 2021

Ripping Chains

In the last number of years, we have seen more and more people cut their own lumber to reduce the cost of building materials and to produce live edge wood products.
The Forgotten Wedge Fall 2021

The Forgotten Wedge

Have you ever had your chain saw get pinched part way through a cut?
Top-Handled Chain Saws Spring 2021

Top-Handled Chain Saws

The top-handled chain saw is one of the greatest developments in arboriculture.
Lightest Top-Handle Chain Saw Spring 2021

Lightest Top-Handle Chain Saw

The MS 151 T C-E is the lightest arborist chain saw made by STIHL. It is ideal for a wide range of tree maintenance tasks such as removal of trunk and branch shoots, dead wood and crown maintenance.
Sharp Guidance Fall 2020

Sharp Guidance

This short article will serve as a guide to help you sharpen your own chains so they cut like they did when they were new.
Durable and Compact Market Leading Arborist Chain Saws Fall 2020

Durable and Compact Market Leading Arborist Chain Saws

The MS 194 T and MSA 161 T STIHL Chain Saws.
The HTA 85 Battery Pole Pruner Fall 2019

The HTA 85 Battery Pole Pruner

Tree care professionals now have a quiet, zero-exhaust emission, low vibration option for trimming overhead branches.
The MSA 161 T Arborist Chain Saw Fall 2019

The MSA 161 T Arborist Chain Saw

The convenient MSA 161 T special cordless chain saw sets new standards in the field of professional tree maintenance.
Chain Saw First Aid – The ABC’s Spring 2014

Chain Saw First Aid – The ABC’s

Have you pulled and pulled on a starter cord so many times that you just wanted to chuck the thing?
Holding on the Right Way Fall 2013

Holding on the Right Way

Most motorized equipment comes with handles for the operator, and it is important to keep a hold of those handles when operating any machine, like a car, motorbike or chain saw.
The 5-15-90 Rule Fall 2011

The 5-15-90 Rule

One of the most important aspects of tree felling is the ‘escape route’.
The Back-Cut Spring 2011

The Back-Cut

The back-cut is very important because it is what forms the hinge. The hinge is the uncut wood left behind the apex of the notch, and is formed as the back-cut is completed.
Tree Felling and the Notch Early Spring 2011

Tree Felling and the Notch

Falling trees is one of the most dangerous activities anyone can perform. With this in mind, it is necessary that every effort is made to maintain control of a falling tree and ensure safety.